Hatlet

Description:

Hatlet of black beads. The triangular openwork crown is formed by strings of beaded material 1" wide with 9 rows of black beads. Set at each corner of the triangle is a large 3-dimensional butterfly shape of the same beaded material. The open center of the hatlet crown has wide-mesh net with 6-sided openings. Inside crown are two small brown plastic combs to help secure hat to wearer's head.

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

Gift of Mrs. William O. Hunt, of Finders Keepers, Chicago, Illinois.

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: 29
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1955  
Description:

Hatlet of black beads. The triangular openwork crown is formed by strings of beaded material 1" wide with 9 rows of black beads. Set at each corner of the triangle is a large 3-dimensional butterfly shape of the same beaded material. The open center of the hatlet crown has wide-mesh net with 6-sided openings. Inside crown are two small brown plastic combs to help secure hat to wearer's head.

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

Gift of Mrs. William O. Hunt, of Finders Keepers, Chicago, Illinois.

Physical Description:

18 x 16 cm; 6 cm. from lowest point to highest point.

Language(s):
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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1982.002.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38087
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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