Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox hat of paisley velveteen. The circular, domed hat is made of a velveteen fabric with printed paisley pattern in shades of green, red, brown, purple, cream, etc. At top of hat is a ball of the same materials. The entire hat and ball have added sewn-on colored rhinestones scattered throughout, and small gold beads. Lined in black cloth, with black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband.

Sewn into inner hatband is retailer's label: "Innes / Wichita"

Purchased at the Innes store, Wichita, Kansas.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Kansas - Sedgwick County - Wichita
Creation Date: 1951  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 31
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1951
Coverage:
Place
United States - Kansas - Sedgwick County - Wichita
Date
1951  
Description:

Pillbox hat of paisley velveteen. The circular, domed hat is made of a velveteen fabric with printed paisley pattern in shades of green, red, brown, purple, cream, etc. At top of hat is a ball of the same materials. The entire hat and ball have added sewn-on colored rhinestones scattered throughout, and small gold beads. Lined in black cloth, with black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband.

Sewn into inner hatband is retailer's label: "Innes / Wichita"

Purchased at the Innes store, Wichita, Kansas.

Physical Description:

21 cm. across; 14 cm. from base of brim to top of ball.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Retailer : Innes (Wichita, KS) he George Innes Dry Goods Company was formed in June 1897. In 1927, a six-story building was built on the northwest corner of Broadway and William to house the growing business. In December 1951, Innes was sold to Younker Brothers, Inc., of Des Moines, Iowa. Four years later it was bought by Macy's.
  • Donor : Zech, Mrs. Robert F.
Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1981.011.006
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30184
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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