Hatlet

Description:

Hatlet of orange beaded mesh. The openwork triangular hatlet is formed of stiffened strips of mesh covered in large and small orange beads, edged with double-rows of small orange beads. At each corner of the triangle are large similarly beaded and edged butterfly-shapes. Fine black veil. Underside of hatlet is of stiff mesh edged with narrow bands of velvet. Two plastic combs are attached to secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label inside hat: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago". A second sewn-in label has hand-written number "613".

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: 1955  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 27
Past 30 days: 12
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1955  
Description:

Hatlet of orange beaded mesh. The openwork triangular hatlet is formed of stiffened strips of mesh covered in large and small orange beads, edged with double-rows of small orange beads. At each corner of the triangle are large similarly beaded and edged butterfly-shapes. Fine black veil. Underside of hatlet is of stiff mesh edged with narrow bands of velvet. Two plastic combs are attached to secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label inside hat: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago". A second sewn-in label has hand-written number "613".

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

Physical Description:

Measurements, not including veil: 16 cm. front to back; 17 cm. side to side; 5 cm. high at highest point.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1981.009.008
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38074
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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