Cartwheel Hat

Description:

Black cartwheel hat. The low, domed crown and wide circular brim are made of black woven horsehair and stiff veiling, with wire to stiffen the edges. The brim is overlaid with a wider second brim of net and wire. Brim is off-center, wider at front of hat than back. Around base of crown is a band of black cording, tied into a bow at back and with trailing ends. The inside base of the crown is lined with black grosgrain ribbon. One pin with black head is with hat to secure it.

Label sewn into inner band: "Sally Victor / 18 East 53rd St."
A second label with handwritten number "1655" is sewn in near designer's label.

Creator(s): Victor, Sally
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1945/1949  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 14
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Victor, Sally

Victor, Sally (b. Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, 1905 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1977)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1945/1949
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
1945/1949  
Description:

Black cartwheel hat. The low, domed crown and wide circular brim are made of black woven horsehair and stiff veiling, with wire to stiffen the edges. The brim is overlaid with a wider second brim of net and wire. Brim is off-center, wider at front of hat than back. Around base of crown is a band of black cording, tied into a bow at back and with trailing ends. The inside base of the crown is lined with black grosgrain ribbon. One pin with black head is with hat to secure it.

Label sewn into inner band: "Sally Victor / 18 East 53rd St."
A second label with handwritten number "1655" is sewn in near designer's label.

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.

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Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1962.001.229
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114813
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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