Hatlet

Description:

Hatlet of navy straw. Low domed woven navy blue straw crown has triangular "wings" of the same material at sides which arc upwards and then down, giving a resemblance to a manta ray. The whole is edged with 1/4" spherical white glass(?) beads. Overlaid on the hatlet is a veil of navy mesh with 9 pairs of the white beads affixed at various parts of the veil. The undersides of the wings are lined in white material. The crown of the hat is lined with blue mesh, and there is an inner hatband of dark blue grosgrain ribbon along the inner bottom edge of the crown.

Designer's label affixed to inner hatband: "Bes-Ben / Made In Chicago".

Accompanied by two short hatpins, the heads of each are covered with small piece of matching navy blue woven straw.

Creator(s): Green-Field, Benjamin B.
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 32
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • : 1960
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
From 1960 to 1970
Description:

Hatlet of navy straw. Low domed woven navy blue straw crown has triangular "wings" of the same material at sides which arc upwards and then down, giving a resemblance to a manta ray. The whole is edged with 1/4" spherical white glass(?) beads. Overlaid on the hatlet is a veil of navy mesh with 9 pairs of the white beads affixed at various parts of the veil. The undersides of the wings are lined in white material. The crown of the hat is lined with blue mesh, and there is an inner hatband of dark blue grosgrain ribbon along the inner bottom edge of the crown.

Designer's label affixed to inner hatband: "Bes-Ben / Made In Chicago".

Accompanied by two short hatpins, the heads of each are covered with small piece of matching navy blue woven straw.

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1982.005.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38092
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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