This picture leans more toward full late Edwardian styling than Titanic era styling. Sir Humphrey Davey who invented the miners Safety Lamp went to Hebburn in and with gas from the 'B' pit he tested his lamp. Hats caps. Many Irish and Scottish folk flooded into the town looking for work. Monopoly are often depicted wearing such hats. In vogue were tiny poufs of veil or pillboxes that perched on the back of the head. The Hanson Collection - Vintage Fashion Hats - Link to website - Lots of pics and tips for dating hats, identifying by labels, differentiating horsehair from sisal and nylon monofilament, more.
Adrian, the costumier for the film, was but one of a group of notable designers - including Schiaparelli, Chanel, and Paulette - who regarded no woman's ensemble complete without a stylish hat.
But this is not so true with other designers for garments. Several factors amongst the images suggest that we should date the photograph afterup to the later dates of The silhouette back of the coat in circle 9 shown right, is very straight indicating no swing-back sway, which was created by the S-bend style of In the 18th century however, a milliner was more of a stylist. United States Department of Defense. Sometimes known as a "coolie hat", although the term "coolie" may be interpreted as derogatory.