Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox hat of striped fabric. The low-crowned cylindrical hat is covered in a gray fabric having red, green, black, white, and gold stripes reminiscent of a man's tie. Around the crown the fabric is pleated and draped, giving the effect of a low turban. Lined in a pink satin, with dusty rose pink grosgrain ribbon inner hatband.

Glued into the crown lining is a homemade(?) hand embroidered label: "Jo Bailey Hats"

Creator(s): Bailey, Jo
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 90
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1955  
Description:

Pillbox hat of striped fabric. The low-crowned cylindrical hat is covered in a gray fabric having red, green, black, white, and gold stripes reminiscent of a man's tie. Around the crown the fabric is pleated and draped, giving the effect of a low turban. Lined in a pink satin, with dusty rose pink grosgrain ribbon inner hatband.

Glued into the crown lining is a homemade(?) hand embroidered label: "Jo Bailey Hats"

Physical Description:

20 cm. front to back; 22 cm. side to side; 8.5 cm. from lowest point of crown to highest.

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: 1998.027.016
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30292
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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