Hat

Description:

Sailor-style hat of tan straw and brown yarn. The "crushable" hat has a tan/brown straw crown, slightly domed, with base of brown crocheted yarn. The circular brim, set off-center to the crown, is of double-thickness. The join between the crochet band and the brim has inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie / Inc / Original"

When not worn, or padded, the had "deflates" or "crushes" down, the crocheted section not significantly supporting the crown.

Creator(s): Carnegie, Hattie
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1950
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 9
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
1950  
Description:

Sailor-style hat of tan straw and brown yarn. The "crushable" hat has a tan/brown straw crown, slightly domed, with base of brown crocheted yarn. The circular brim, set off-center to the crown, is of double-thickness. The join between the crochet band and the brim has inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie / Inc / Original"

When not worn, or padded, the had "deflates" or "crushes" down, the crocheted section not significantly supporting the crown.

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.

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Subject(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1968.010.007
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38049
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.