Cloche

Description:

Hat of cotton batik. Styled as a cloche-form turban, the domed crown is constructed of gathered/pleated and wrapped cotton fabric with batik design in beige/brown and blue on white ground. There is no brim. The hat is lined in cream satin, and has an inner hatband of brown grosgrain ribbon along the inside lower edge of the crown.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Marcelle Rousseau / Dallas".

Creator(s): Rousseau, Marcelle
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Creation Date: 1946/1949  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 27
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Rousseau, Marcelle

Marcelle Rousseau was the working name name of Texas milliner Mrs. J.C. Bird, who was born ca. 1876 in Tarrant County, and died in Dallas, Tuesday, June 8, 1948, at age 72. Her shop was called The Argyle. It was closed for part of World War II, but reopened by March 1946.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1946/1949
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
From 1946 to 1949
Description:

Hat of cotton batik. Styled as a cloche-form turban, the domed crown is constructed of gathered/pleated and wrapped cotton fabric with batik design in beige/brown and blue on white ground. There is no brim. The hat is lined in cream satin, and has an inner hatband of brown grosgrain ribbon along the inside lower edge of the crown.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Marcelle Rousseau / Dallas".

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Added Title: Turban
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.999.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39089
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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