Cartwheel Hat

Description:

Black cartwheel hat. The low, domed crown and wide circular brim are made of black woven horsehair and stiff veiling, with wire to stiffen the edges. The brim is overlaid with a wider second brim of net and wire. Brim is "off-center", wider at front of hat than back. Around base of crown is a band of black cording, tied into a bow at back and with trailing ends. The inside base of the crown is lined with black grosgrain ribbon. One pin with black head is with hat to secure it.

Label sewn into inner band: "Sally Victor / 18 East 53rd St." A second label with handwritten number "1655" is sewn in near designer's label.

Creator(s): Victor, Sally
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1940/1949  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 253
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1940/1949
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
From 1940 to 1949
Description:

Black cartwheel hat. The low, domed crown and wide circular brim are made of black woven horsehair and stiff veiling, with wire to stiffen the edges. The brim is overlaid with a wider second brim of net and wire. Brim is "off-center", wider at front of hat than back. Around base of crown is a band of black cording, tied into a bow at back and with trailing ends. The inside base of the crown is lined with black grosgrain ribbon. One pin with black head is with hat to secure it.

Label sewn into inner band: "Sally Victor / 18 East 53rd St." A second label with handwritten number "1655" is sewn in near designer's label.

Physical Description:

50 cm. wide; x 47 cm. from front to back; approx. 10 cm. from base of brim to top of crown when worn.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.944.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30042
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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