Fedora Hat

Description:

Fedora style hat of gray felt. The crown is of gray felt, canted backwards, with flattened top which is sunken-in. Brim slants down in front and turns up in back, and is quilted with concentric stitching. Remains of threads and holes indicate hat originally had some form of band around the base of the crown. Unlined, with inner hatband of steel blue gray grosgrain ribbon inside base of crown. Affixed to inner hatband is black elasticized cord to secure hat to wearer's head.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Valerie / Hat / Paris - New York"
Size label sewn to edge of maker's label: "22 1/2"

Creator(s): Valerie
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1948
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1948
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
[1940..1949]  
Description:

Fedora style hat of gray felt. The crown is of gray felt, canted backwards, with flattened top which is sunken-in. Brim slants down in front and turns up in back, and is quilted with concentric stitching. Remains of threads and holes indicate hat originally had some form of band around the base of the crown. Unlined, with inner hatband of steel blue gray grosgrain ribbon inside base of crown. Affixed to inner hatband is black elasticized cord to secure hat to wearer's head.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Valerie / Hat / Paris - New York"
Size label sewn to edge of maker's label: "22 1/2"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.045.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc276994
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.