Pillbox Hat

Description:

Hat of blue velvet. This modified pillbox hat is formed as a turban of draped blue velvet, extending slightly downwards at sides. The hat is lined inside with black satin, and has an inner hatband of blue grosgrain ribbon. A small star stitched to the inner hatband indicates the front of the hat. Attached to either side of the inner hatband are two small plastic combs to secure hat to wearer's head.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Irene of New York".
Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon"
Retailer's paper tag attached to inner hatband: "A810 / RISCN2 / 5117 / 4995"

Creator(s): Stone, Irene
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1955  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 35
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1955  
Description:

Hat of blue velvet. This modified pillbox hat is formed as a turban of draped blue velvet, extending slightly downwards at sides. The hat is lined inside with black satin, and has an inner hatband of blue grosgrain ribbon. A small star stitched to the inner hatband indicates the front of the hat. Attached to either side of the inner hatband are two small plastic combs to secure hat to wearer's head.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Irene of New York".
Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon"
Retailer's paper tag attached to inner hatband: "A810 / RISCN2 / 5117 / 4995"

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.056.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39051
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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