Hatlet

Description:

Hatlet of white beadwork. Base of hatlet is an irregularly shaped openwork skullcap of stiffened white mesh completely covered in white beads. Surmounting the cap are three 3-dimensional bow forms made of white beads. Hatlet has black mesh veiling, with scattered pairs of white beads worked into some intersections. Cap lined with stiffened white mesh. At either side are attached small plastic combs to secure hatlet to wearer's head.

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

Gift of John C. Murphy, through the Chicago Historical Society.

Creator(s): Green-Field, Benjamin B.
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Creation Date: 1970
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 55
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1970
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1970  
Description:

Hatlet of white beadwork. Base of hatlet is an irregularly shaped openwork skullcap of stiffened white mesh completely covered in white beads. Surmounting the cap are three 3-dimensional bow forms made of white beads. Hatlet has black mesh veiling, with scattered pairs of white beads worked into some intersections. Cap lined with stiffened white mesh. At either side are attached small plastic combs to secure hatlet to wearer's head.

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

Gift of John C. Murphy, through the Chicago Historical Society.

Physical Description:

Measurements (without veil): 20 cm. at widest; 15 cm. front to back; 10 cm. base to top.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1981.009.006
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38072
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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