There was once a time when every hat would have this ribbon sewn to it, insider name for the finish was pad sometimes known as sweatband. Petersham ribbon found itself being sewn along the inner crown of every hat made throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Produced in the UK in vast volumes and typically dyed and finished in facilities in Luton to supply the UK hat and millinery trade. Its versatility meant it also become a staple trimming material for milliners and hat makers being used as a simple outer band or loops and even rosettes and other fancy finishes. Available in a range of classic colours, this crin is sold by the meter and measures 2.5 cm wide, 70% rayon 30% polyester. If you require more than one meter we will always supply on continual lengths.