Calotte

Description:

Hat of beige felt/velor. Styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), the hat has a domed beige felt crown "stacked" on another domed form of the same felt. The outer crown is "cut open" and "peeled back", to reveal the crown below. The lower edge of the crown is rolled up and in to create the appearance of a narrow rolled brim. The hat is unlined, with an inner dark beige grosgrain ribbon hatband.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie / Casual"

Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus"

Supplier's mark stamped inside crown: "Riviera / Finest Quality / Velour / Made in Italy"

Creator(s): Carnegie, Hattie
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 31
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
Italy
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1955  
Description:

Hat of beige felt/velor. Styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), the hat has a domed beige felt crown "stacked" on another domed form of the same felt. The outer crown is "cut open" and "peeled back", to reveal the crown below. The lower edge of the crown is rolled up and in to create the appearance of a narrow rolled brim. The hat is unlined, with an inner dark beige grosgrain ribbon hatband.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie / Casual"

Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus"

Supplier's mark stamped inside crown: "Riviera / Finest Quality / Velour / Made in Italy"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Retailer : Neiman-Marcus Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)
  • Donor : Alexander, Joe
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1985.001.059
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38112
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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