Cloche Hat

Description:

Cloche-style hat of blue/gray feathers. The crown of the hat is made of dark blue mesh overlaid with a mosaic of blue/gray feathers. Brimless, the lower edge of the crown arcs upwards at front and slightly in back. The hat is lined in the mesh, and has an inner hatband at the lower inside edge of the crown.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Made In / France", "Christian Dior / Paris"

Creator(s): Dior, Christian
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 7
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Creator (Designer):
Dior, Christian

Dior, Christian (b. Granville, Normandy, France, 1905 - d. Montecantini, Italy, 1957)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
[1950..1959]  
Description:

Cloche-style hat of blue/gray feathers. The crown of the hat is made of dark blue mesh overlaid with a mosaic of blue/gray feathers. Brimless, the lower edge of the crown arcs upwards at front and slightly in back. The hat is lined in the mesh, and has an inner hatband at the lower inside edge of the crown.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Made In / France", "Christian Dior / Paris"

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 19 cm. front to back; 21 cm. side to side; 13 cm. from top to base of crown.

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Contributor(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1962.001.052
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114739
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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