Pillbox Hat

Description:

Hat of white straw cloth and navy blue felt. The modified pillbox style hat has a slightly conical crown with rounded top of white straw cloth. The lower section of the crown is edged with a wide dark navy blue velvet band. At one side of crown is an applied ornament resembling a snail, consisting of a tightly coiled spiral of white cording that extends up and out, branching into two parts. Near the branching are two rhinestone set spheres, one on each branch. Inside of crown is lined in white fabric, and edged with an inner dark navy blue grosgrain ribbon hatband. Attached to band are two small plastic combs to secure the hat to the wearer's head.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Jan Leslie / Custom Design".

Creator(s): Leslie, Jan
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 34
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1955  
Description:

Hat of white straw cloth and navy blue felt. The modified pillbox style hat has a slightly conical crown with rounded top of white straw cloth. The lower section of the crown is edged with a wide dark navy blue velvet band. At one side of crown is an applied ornament resembling a snail, consisting of a tightly coiled spiral of white cording that extends up and out, branching into two parts. Near the branching are two rhinestone set spheres, one on each branch. Inside of crown is lined in white fabric, and edged with an inner dark navy blue grosgrain ribbon hatband. Attached to band are two small plastic combs to secure the hat to the wearer's head.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Jan Leslie / Custom Design".

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Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1982.007.025
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38094
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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