Hat

Description:

Cocktail hat of violet silk satin. The hat is formed of a low, cylindrical, flat-topped pillbox-style crown covered in drapes of violet/purple silk satin fabric. At center front/top of the crown are two large sculptural stiffened loops of the fabric. Crown is lined in cream fabric. Along inside lower edge of crown is a cream grosgrain ribbon band.

No labels.

Donor stated: "...worn on back of head with upstanding loops in front, made for a grey lace three-quarter cocktail dress..."

Creator(s): Balenciaga, Cristóbal
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1955  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 42
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1955  
Description:

Cocktail hat of violet silk satin. The hat is formed of a low, cylindrical, flat-topped pillbox-style crown covered in drapes of violet/purple silk satin fabric. At center front/top of the crown are two large sculptural stiffened loops of the fabric. Crown is lined in cream fabric. Along inside lower edge of crown is a cream grosgrain ribbon band.

No labels.

Donor stated: "...worn on back of head with upstanding loops in front, made for a grey lace three-quarter cocktail dress..."

Physical Description:

27 cm. front to back with loops; 20 cm. side to side with loops; 14 cm. from base of brim to top of loop.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1980.014.016
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30176
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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