Picture Hat

Description:

Small picture hat of black straw. The domed black straw crown is edged in black velvet ribbon and is surmounted by a "starburst" of pleated black grosgrain fabric with a vertically projecting "tab" of grosgrain ribbon backed with black velvet. The matching straw brim is circular along the front 2/3 of the hat, and then "cut back" along the back 1/2, forming two slight corners at sides. The brim is edged in black velvet ribbon. The crown has an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband.

Label sewn to inner hatband: "Henrys / Dallas".

Henrys has been identified alternately as maker or retailer.

Accompanied by a single short hatpin with simulated black pearl head.

Creator(s): Henry's (Dallas, Texas)
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Creation Date: 1950/1959  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Henry's (Dallas, Texas)

Possibly retailer.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950/1959
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
From 1950 to 1959
Description:

Small picture hat of black straw. The domed black straw crown is edged in black velvet ribbon and is surmounted by a "starburst" of pleated black grosgrain fabric with a vertically projecting "tab" of grosgrain ribbon backed with black velvet. The matching straw brim is circular along the front 2/3 of the hat, and then "cut back" along the back 1/2, forming two slight corners at sides. The brim is edged in black velvet ribbon. The crown has an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband.

Label sewn to inner hatband: "Henrys / Dallas".

Henrys has been identified alternately as maker or retailer.

Accompanied by a single short hatpin with simulated black pearl head.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 35cm side to side x 31cm front to back x 13 cm at highest point

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1998.008.013
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38123
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.