Calotte

Description:

Hat of gray felt, burgundy velour, and black sequins. The hat is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), formed of a base of stiffened gray felt, overlaid with a layer of burgundy velour. The domed crown extends further down on right side than left, curling out at rim. The crown is covered in black sequins, with an edge of the velour showing slightly at front and back, more at right side. The hat is unlined, with inner hatband of brown grosgrain ribbon inside base of crown. A small stitch in the inner hatband indicates the front of the hat.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Irene / New York".
Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"

Creator(s): Irene
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1955  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 40
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Irene

b. December 8, 1900 or 1901 in Baker, Montana; d. November 15, 1962 (age 61) in Los Angeles, Calif.; birth name, Irene Lentz; alternate names, Irene Gibbons, Irene Lentz.

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 gray felt, burgundy velour, and black sequins. The hat is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), formed of a base of stiffened gray felt, overlaid with a layer of burgundy velour. The domed crown extends further down on right side than left, curling out at rim. The crown is covered in black sequins, with an edge of the velour showing slightly at front and back, more at right side. The hat is unlined, with inner hatband of brown grosgrain ribbon inside base of crown. A small stitch in the inner hatband indicates the front of the hat.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Irene / New York".
Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.057.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39052
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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