Hatlet

Description:

Hatlet of black velvet. Hatlet is formed of a shallow circular black velvet crown edged with simulated pearls. The lobed edge is encircled by a black velvet band trimmed with matching simulate pearls, forming a band of elliptical openings spaced around the rim. Where each lobe meets the band is attached a larger simulated pearl in gilt mounting. The whole is overlaid with fine black net veiling. The crown is lined in black cloth with a fine woven pattern, and is edged with black grosgrain ribbon.

Maker's Label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".
Model Label(?): "42"

With two short hatpins, one topped with a simulated spherical white pearl, the other topped with a simulated oval/teardrop black pearl.

Creator(s): Unknown
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: 27
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Date
1955  
Description:

Hatlet of black velvet. Hatlet is formed of a shallow circular black velvet crown edged with simulated pearls. The lobed edge is encircled by a black velvet band trimmed with matching simulate pearls, forming a band of elliptical openings spaced around the rim. Where each lobe meets the band is attached a larger simulated pearl in gilt mounting. The whole is overlaid with fine black net veiling. The crown is lined in black cloth with a fine woven pattern, and is edged with black grosgrain ribbon.

Maker's Label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".
Model Label(?): "42"

With two short hatpins, one topped with a simulated spherical white pearl, the other topped with a simulated oval/teardrop black pearl.

Physical Description:

Measurements, not including veiling: 21 cm. front to back; 15 cm. side to side; 5 cm. at highest point.

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Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1985.003.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38114
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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