Hat

Description:

Red leaf hat. Rounded conical hat of netting partly covered with red and pink silk leaves. Inside the hat, which has aspects of both a cloche and a toque, at the base of the crown, is a band of red grosgrain ribbon.

Sewn into the ribbon band is designer's label: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris".

Creator(s): Balenciaga, Cristobal
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1956
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
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Creator (Designer):
Balenciaga, Cristobal

Balenciaga, Cristóbal (b. Guetaria, Spain, 1895 - d. Valencia, Spain, 1972)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1956
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1956  
Description:

Red leaf hat. Rounded conical hat of netting partly covered with red and pink silk leaves. Inside the hat, which has aspects of both a cloche and a toque, at the base of the crown, is a band of red grosgrain ribbon.

Sewn into the ribbon band is designer's label: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris".

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: approx. 22 cm. wide; approx. 24 cm. front-to-back; approx 16 cm. from brim to top of crown.

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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: 1962.001.050
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc277030
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.