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Description:

Capulet of aqua blue beads and plaques. Openwork formed of stiffened mesh totally covered with aqua blue cast plastic plaques of floral motifs and small aqua blue beads. Black veiling with small aqua blue beads worked into the mesh at some intersections. Interior edged with thin strip of aqua velvet.

Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago"
Second hand-written label sewn in near designer's label: "889".

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: 5
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Green-Field, Benjamin B.

Green-Field, Benjamin B. (b. Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1898 - d. Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1988)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1955  
Description:

Capulet of aqua blue beads and plaques. Openwork formed of stiffened mesh totally covered with aqua blue cast plastic plaques of floral motifs and small aqua blue beads. Black veiling with small aqua blue beads worked into the mesh at some intersections. Interior edged with thin strip of aqua velvet.

Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago"
Second hand-written label sewn in near designer's label: "889".

Physical Description:

Measurements, not including veil: 14 cm. front to back; 22 cm. side to side; 12 cm. high at highest.

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Contributor(s):
Added Title: Capulet
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1982.005.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38093
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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