Hat

Description:

Hat of reddish-pink wool. The derby style hat has a domed crown made of four sections of cloth that meet at center. Each section has chevrons of stitching, which point towards the center of the crown, giving a subtle quilted effect. Narrow brim rolls upwards at sides and back. A black suede(?) bow is applied to base of crown at center left. Inside base of crown is a band of pink grosgrain ribbon.

Sewn to inner ribbon band is maker's label: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris" and label "Made in France"

Creator(s): Balenciaga, Cristóbal
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1950/1959  
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):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950/1959
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
From 1950 to 1959
Description:

Hat of reddish-pink wool. The derby style hat has a domed crown made of four sections of cloth that meet at center. Each section has chevrons of stitching, which point towards the center of the crown, giving a subtle quilted effect. Narrow brim rolls upwards at sides and back. A black suede(?) bow is applied to base of crown at center left. Inside base of crown is a band of pink grosgrain ribbon.

Sewn to inner ribbon band is maker's label: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris" and label "Made in France"

Physical Description:

27 cm. front to back; 24 cm. side to side; 13 cm. from base of brim to top of crown.

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1990.003.009
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30237
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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