Hatlet

Description:

Hatlet of navy blue appliques. The hatlet is composed of a small square or diamond shaped skullcap of dark blue mesh overlaid with dark blue braid appliques in scrolling forms decorated with french knots. Around the four sides are further triangular shaped appliques, wired along the edges, to stand up around the crown. Affixed near the lower edges of the hatlet is dark blue net veil. Hatlet is lined with blue mesh and edged with a thin band of dark navy blue velvet. At either side are small plastic combs to secure hatlet to wearer's head.

Designer's Label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".

Gift of Mr. William T. Doyle, through the Chicago Historical Society.
From the estate of Dorothy Wrigley Offield.

Creator(s): Green-Field, Benjamin B.
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 84
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1955  
Description:

Hatlet of navy blue appliques. The hatlet is composed of a small square or diamond shaped skullcap of dark blue mesh overlaid with dark blue braid appliques in scrolling forms decorated with french knots. Around the four sides are further triangular shaped appliques, wired along the edges, to stand up around the crown. Affixed near the lower edges of the hatlet is dark blue net veil. Hatlet is lined with blue mesh and edged with a thin band of dark navy blue velvet. At either side are small plastic combs to secure hatlet to wearer's head.

Designer's Label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".

Gift of Mr. William T. Doyle, through the Chicago Historical Society.
From the estate of Dorothy Wrigley Offield.

Physical Description:

Measurements, not including veil: 17 cm. front to back; 18 cm. side to side; 8 cm. high at highest point.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1981.001.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38064
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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