Hat

Description:

Hat of light brown leather printed with dark brown "squiggles". The domed crown is surmounted by a circular button covered with same leather. Around base of crown is a narrow band of same leather, tied, with trailing ends. The wide, floppy brim bends downwards. Unlined, with the leather is backed with a felt-like material. Inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband.

No labels in the hat.

Creator(s): Simpson, Adele
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1967
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 5
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Simpson, Adele

Simpson, Adele (b. New York, New York, USA, 1904 or 1908 - d. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, 1995) Also donor.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1967
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
1967  
Description:

Hat of light brown leather printed with dark brown "squiggles". The domed crown is surmounted by a circular button covered with same leather. Around base of crown is a narrow band of same leather, tied, with trailing ends. The wide, floppy brim bends downwards. Unlined, with the leather is backed with a felt-like material. Inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband.

No labels in the hat.

Note:

This hat is part of an ensemble, which consists of:
A) Coat
B) Belt for coat
C) Hat
D) Dress
E) Scarf for dress
F) Belt (for dress?)
G & H) Boots

According to the donor information, the printed leather of this outfit was the first of its kind.

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1970.036.009
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc305338
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.