Hatlet

Description:

Hatlet of black velvet with beads and cut-steel butterflies. Black velvet hatlet, the slightly domed openwork crown formed by three "teardrop" shapes of black velvet edged with black beads, connected at the points, and connected at bottom edges with short curved black velvet "bridges" also edged with black beads. In each of the teardrop sections is set a large black stamped metal "cut steel" style butterfly. Evidence of black net veil, now missing. Interior of crown lined with black felt, and with two plastic combs to secure hatlet to wearer's head.

Designer's label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".
Model number label(?): "649"

Gift of Mrs. William S. North.

Creator(s): Green-Field, Benjamin B.
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Creation Date: 1960  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 30
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1960  
Description:

Hatlet of black velvet with beads and cut-steel butterflies. Black velvet hatlet, the slightly domed openwork crown formed by three "teardrop" shapes of black velvet edged with black beads, connected at the points, and connected at bottom edges with short curved black velvet "bridges" also edged with black beads. In each of the teardrop sections is set a large black stamped metal "cut steel" style butterfly. Evidence of black net veil, now missing. Interior of crown lined with black felt, and with two plastic combs to secure hatlet to wearer's head.

Designer's label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".
Model number label(?): "649"

Gift of Mrs. William S. North.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 16 cm. front to back; 16 cm. side to side; 6 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: 1983.009.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38099
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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