Picture Hat

Description:

Picture hat. The hat is of natural woven Milan straw, forming a wide shaped brim that curves downwards to the edges. Brim is rounded in front, flaring out slightly to back and forming two projecting lobes at back. Around brim is a band of woven straw for strength. Very low cylindrical crown, slightly domed. Around crown is twisted gold velvet band forming bow with trailing ribbons at back. Inside base of crown is off-white grosgrain ribbon band.

Sewn into inner ribbon band is label: "John Frederics Inc. / New York", "Made In America". Label has three rhinestones sewn to it, and has two small green ribbon bows at opposing corners.

Creator(s): John, John P.
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1960/1969  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 22
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
John, John P.

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: 1960/1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
From 1960 to 1969
Description:

Picture hat. The hat is of natural woven Milan straw, forming a wide shaped brim that curves downwards to the edges. Brim is rounded in front, flaring out slightly to back and forming two projecting lobes at back. Around brim is a band of woven straw for strength. Very low cylindrical crown, slightly domed. Around crown is twisted gold velvet band forming bow with trailing ribbons at back. Inside base of crown is off-white grosgrain ribbon band.

Sewn into inner ribbon band is label: "John Frederics Inc. / New York", "Made In America". Label has three rhinestones sewn to it, and has two small green ribbon bows at opposing corners.

Physical Description:

39 cm. front to back; 45 cm. at widest, along back; 19 cm. from lowest point of brim when suspended to top of crown.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1976.012.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30124
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.