Hat

Description:

Hat of natural straw in boater style, with tiny brim and very shallow crown. Ochre velvet ribbon as trim around crown; wine colored small flowers on back where ribbon ends in bow; tan netting covers crown.

Designer's label on inside hatband: "Irene / New York"
Retailer's label on inside hatband next to designer's label: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"

Creator(s): Irene
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1947
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Irene

b. December 8, 1900 or 1901 in Baker, Montana; d. November 15, 1962 (age 61) in Los Angeles, Calif.; birth name, Irene Lentz; alternate names, Irene Gibbons, Irene Lentz.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1947
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1947  
Description:

Hat of natural straw in boater style, with tiny brim and very shallow crown. Ochre velvet ribbon as trim around crown; wine colored small flowers on back where ribbon ends in bow; tan netting covers crown.

Designer's label on inside hatband: "Irene / New York"
Retailer's label on inside hatband next to designer's label: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"

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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Contributor(s):
Added Title: Boater
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1965.029.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114829
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.