Pillbox Hat

Description:

Hat of brown velvet. Pillbox hat with cylindrical crown of brown velvet, flat at top. Lower edge scalloped, edged with brown beads. The whole is overlaid with fine brown veiling. Lined in black mesh and edged with brown grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Affixed to hatband are two plastic combs, one on either side, to secure hat to wearer's head.

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

Creator(s): Green-Field, Benjamin B.
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Creation Date: 1965  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 61
Past 30 days: 14
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1965
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1965  
Description:

Hat of brown velvet. Pillbox hat with cylindrical crown of brown velvet, flat at top. Lower edge scalloped, edged with brown beads. The whole is overlaid with fine brown veiling. Lined in black mesh and edged with brown grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Affixed to hatband are two plastic combs, one on either side, to secure hat to wearer's head.

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

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Contributor(s):
Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1981.009.007
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38073
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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