Hat

Description:

Hat of ultramarine blue felt. Based on a top hat, the cylindrical high crown has an undulating upper edge. Small brim curls up at front and sides, but curls down at back, ending in a point. Around base of crown is wide blue grosgrain ribbon which trails off back of hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon. A thin black elastic strap goes around the back of the head to secure the hat.

Label sewn into inner band: "Walter Florell / 29 East 53rd New York"

Creator(s): Florell, Walter, ca. 1911-1986
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1940/1945  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 82
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1940/1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Place
United States - New York - New York City
From 1940 to 1945
Description:

Hat of ultramarine blue felt. Based on a top hat, the cylindrical high crown has an undulating upper edge. Small brim curls up at front and sides, but curls down at back, ending in a point. Around base of crown is wide blue grosgrain ribbon which trails off back of hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon. A thin black elastic strap goes around the back of the head to secure the hat.

Label sewn into inner band: "Walter Florell / 29 East 53rd New York"

Physical Description:

25 cm. long, front to back of brim; 19 cm. wide; 17 cm. high from lowest point of brim to highest point of crown.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.964.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114797
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.