Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox hat of beige and bronze velvet. The low, circular crown of bronze velvet has inter-twined bands of bronze and beige velvet around it in a draped or swagged style. At front is applied a small bow made of the two velvets. Inner hatband of beige grosgrain ribbon. Affixed to the ribbon, one at each side, is a small plastic comb to secure the hat to the wearer's hair. The hat is lined in green fabric.

Glued into the crown lining is a homemade(?) hand embroidered label: "Jo Bailey Hats"

Creator(s): Bailey, Jo
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Bailey, Jo

Bailey, Jo (Josephine Bailey Weatherby, b. Wisconsin, USA, 1899 - d. Downey, California, USA, 1992)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1955  
Description:

Pillbox hat of beige and bronze velvet. The low, circular crown of bronze velvet has inter-twined bands of bronze and beige velvet around it in a draped or swagged style. At front is applied a small bow made of the two velvets. Inner hatband of beige grosgrain ribbon. Affixed to the ribbon, one at each side, is a small plastic comb to secure the hat to the wearer's hair. The hat is lined in green fabric.

Glued into the crown lining is a homemade(?) hand embroidered label: "Jo Bailey Hats"

Physical Description:

22 cm. diameter; 7 cm. at highest.

Language(s):
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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1998.027.012
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283693
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image