Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox hat. The short, flat-topped cylindrical crown of tan netting is completely covered with rows of artificial magenta pink silk flowers, which have yellow thread and green plush centers. Inside the lower edge of the crown is a dark green grosgrain ribbon band which has two sections of elastic cord sewn along the sides to form loops to help secure the hat to wearer's head.

Label sewn into inner ribbon band: "Eisa"

Donor stated that this hat was "...to wear with a black day outfit."

Creator(s): Balenciaga, Cristóbal
Location(s): Spain
Creation Date: 1960/1965  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 77
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960/1965
Coverage:
Place
Spain
From 1960 to 1965
Description:

Pillbox hat. The short, flat-topped cylindrical crown of tan netting is completely covered with rows of artificial magenta pink silk flowers, which have yellow thread and green plush centers. Inside the lower edge of the crown is a dark green grosgrain ribbon band which has two sections of elastic cord sewn along the sides to form loops to help secure the hat to wearer's head.

Label sewn into inner ribbon band: "Eisa"

Donor stated that this hat was "...to wear with a black day outfit."

Physical Description:

Approx. 21 cm. front to back; approx. 20 cm. side to side; approx. 12 cm. from base to top of crown.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1978.013.022
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30148
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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