Calotte

Description:

Black velvet calotte (also spelled "calot") covered with faux pearls and diamonds. The circular domed hat has a narrow, up-turned brim which is completely covered with a latticework of oval faux pearls, with faux diamonds set at each intersection. At the top of the crown is an upstanding black velvet covered wire surmounted by a "mushroom cap" beaded in the same way as the rest of the hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon, the hat lined in black netting.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: 1935/1939  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 44
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1935/1939
Coverage:
From 1935 to 1939
Description:

Black velvet calotte (also spelled "calot") covered with faux pearls and diamonds. The circular domed hat has a narrow, up-turned brim which is completely covered with a latticework of oval faux pearls, with faux diamonds set at each intersection. At the top of the crown is an upstanding black velvet covered wire surmounted by a "mushroom cap" beaded in the same way as the rest of the hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon, the hat lined in black netting.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 20 cm. wide, front to back; 18 cm. wide, side to side; 19 cm. high from base of brim to tip of finial.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Added Title: Hat
Added Title: Calot
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.922.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30041
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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