Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox hat of straw/raffia. The crown of the pillbox is of natural-colored straw/raffia, domed and with rounded edges, having a sloping back on which there is an applied bow of matching straw/raffia. The lower edge of the crown turns under and into the crown. Hat is lined in brownish/golden satin, and has an inner woven straw/raffia hatband. Inner buckram frame/base.

Label sewn inside: "Saks Fifth Avenue / Millinery Salon"

Creator(s): Saks Fifth Avenue Millinery Salon
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1950/1959  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 32
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Retailer):
Saks Fifth Avenue Millinery Salon

Possibly manufacturer

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950/1959
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
From 1950 to 1959
Description:

Pillbox hat of straw/raffia. The crown of the pillbox is of natural-colored straw/raffia, domed and with rounded edges, having a sloping back on which there is an applied bow of matching straw/raffia. The lower edge of the crown turns under and into the crown. Hat is lined in brownish/golden satin, and has an inner woven straw/raffia hatband. Inner buckram frame/base.

Label sewn inside: "Saks Fifth Avenue / Millinery Salon"

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Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1993.011.023
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38118
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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