Calotte

Description:

Calotte of beaded black satin. Evening hat in the form of a calotte (also spelled "calot"). The low, domed crown is made of segments of black satin over a core of woven straw. The surface is embellished with black plastic sequins and beads of various sizes. At top of crown is small squashed spheroid finial covered with a pattern of cylindrical and circular faceted black plastic beads. Inside lower edge of crown is black grosgrain ribbon band. Sewn behind band are three elastic loops to help secure hat to head of wearer.

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Creator(s): Balenciaga, Cristóbal
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1964  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 74
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1964
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1964  
Description:

Calotte of beaded black satin. Evening hat in the form of a calotte (also spelled "calot"). The low, domed crown is made of segments of black satin over a core of woven straw. The surface is embellished with black plastic sequins and beads of various sizes. At top of crown is small squashed spheroid finial covered with a pattern of cylindrical and circular faceted black plastic beads. Inside lower edge of crown is black grosgrain ribbon band. Sewn behind band are three elastic loops to help secure hat to head of wearer.

No labels.

Physical Description:

16 cm. diameter; 13 cm. from base of crown to top of finial.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Calot
Added Title: Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30149
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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