Crocheted Cap

Description:

Crocheted cap of brown cotton yarn styled as a pillbox. The hemispherical crown is flat at top and slopes to base. The hat has no brim and is unlined. Stuck through the sides of the crown are two brass hatpins formed as over-sized hairpins.

Creator(s): Dooley, Sue
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: 1925
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 12
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Dooley, Sue

Dooley, Sue (b. 1916 - d. Garland, Texas, USA, 1989; worked in Dallas, Texas, USA)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1925
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Date
1925  
Description:

Crocheted cap of brown cotton yarn styled as a pillbox. The hemispherical crown is flat at top and slopes to base. The hat has no brim and is unlined. Stuck through the sides of the crown are two brass hatpins formed as over-sized hairpins.

Note:

The hat has no labels or tags, but was donated by Mrs. Sue Jackson Dooley, a milliner operating in Fort Worth, Texas. The hat is likely to be one of her creations.

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: 20 cm. diameter; 9 cm. from top to base of crown.

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Contributor(s):
Added Title: Hat
Added Title: Pillbox Hat
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1962.001.344
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114817
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.