Cloche Hat

Description:

Hat of green felt. Designed as a modified cloche, the had is formed of a deep, domed crown of green felt with a rolled edge at back that extends to become a high, curved brim in front. The front extension is crowned by a feathered ornament formed as a stylized bird looking downwards. The "bird" has tan and dark feathers for the tail, green feathers for neck and breast, and a black plastic(?) beak. Around the base of the crown is a band of dark gray/bronze colored net trimmed with chenille dots, which extends at front and sides to become a veil. Around inside of crown is dark brown/black grosgrain ribbon band.

Sewn to inner ribbon band is maker's label: "Hattie Carnegie / Inc / Custom Made"

Creator(s): Carnegie, Hattie
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: [1935..1939]  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 5
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Carnegie, Hattie

Carnegie, Hattie (b. Vienna, Austria, 1889 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1956)

Date(s):
  • Creation: [1935..1939]
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
[1930..1939]  
Description:

Hat of green felt. Designed as a modified cloche, the had is formed of a deep, domed crown of green felt with a rolled edge at back that extends to become a high, curved brim in front. The front extension is crowned by a feathered ornament formed as a stylized bird looking downwards. The "bird" has tan and dark feathers for the tail, green feathers for neck and breast, and a black plastic(?) beak. Around the base of the crown is a band of dark gray/bronze colored net trimmed with chenille dots, which extends at front and sides to become a veil. Around inside of crown is dark brown/black grosgrain ribbon band.

Sewn to inner ribbon band is maker's label: "Hattie Carnegie / Inc / Custom Made"

Physical Description:

Measurements: 27 cm. front to back; 23 cm. side to side; 12 cm. from base of brim to highest point, not counting feathers.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1975.004.055
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114925
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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