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Calotte

Description:

Calotte of beige fabric, heavily beaded. The calotte (also spelled "calot") is constructed with a low, domed crown of stiffened net and beige fabric, with areas that extend down at sides and back. The whole is covered with clear sequins, yellow rhinestones, bugle beads, small metal strips, etc. The hat has an inner peach/beige grosgrain ribbon hatband, and four small metal loops sewn in to use to attach to wearer's head with bobby pins.

Designer's label: "Gilbert Orcel / 5 Rue de Cirque Paris (8º)"

Creator(s): Orcel, Gilbert
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1953  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
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Creator (Designer):
Orcel, Gilbert

Orcel, Gilbert (b. France(?), ca. 1915(?) - )

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1953
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1953  
Description:

Calotte of beige fabric, heavily beaded. The calotte (also spelled "calot") is constructed with a low, domed crown of stiffened net and beige fabric, with areas that extend down at sides and back. The whole is covered with clear sequins, yellow rhinestones, bugle beads, small metal strips, etc. The hat has an inner peach/beige grosgrain ribbon hatband, and four small metal loops sewn in to use to attach to wearer's head with bobby pins.

Designer's label: "Gilbert Orcel / 5 Rue de Cirque Paris (8º)"

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1987.017.010
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc286780
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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