Toque Hat

Description:

a) Toque of red/orange and yellow print wool. Two hatpins with spherical heads covered in material matching toque and head scarf. Lined in white with "Mr John" pattern in gold.
Designer' label on inside hatband with rhinestone studded, tabbed ends: "Mr. John"

b) Scarf of matching material with large square of lattice work crochet netting of red/orange in middle of scarf to provide veiled effect.
Designer's label: "Mr. John"

Creator(s): Mr. John
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1955?  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Mr. John

Mr. John (b. Munich, Germany, ca. 1902 as John Harberger, changed name ca. 1929 to John Frederics, changed name again ca. 1948 to John P. John, d. New York, New York, USA, 1993)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955?
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
[1950..1959]  
Description:

a) Toque of red/orange and yellow print wool. Two hatpins with spherical heads covered in material matching toque and head scarf. Lined in white with "Mr John" pattern in gold.
Designer' label on inside hatband with rhinestone studded, tabbed ends: "Mr. John"

b) Scarf of matching material with large square of lattice work crochet netting of red/orange in middle of scarf to provide veiled effect.
Designer's label: "Mr. John"

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:
L: 19 cm
W: 18 cm
H: 12 cm

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1970.017.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc277084
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.