Cloche

Description:

Cloche hat of beige straw. The high, domed crown is created of fine beige straw which has been crocheted. At the base of the crown is a wide band of beige grosgrain ribbon edged with a very thin ribbon band, with a finely pleated section to one side. The cloche has a small brim, mostly down-turned. Over the entire crown and brim is sewn thin "ribbon" bands in a different type and shade of straw, forming several large leaf forms and filling the rest of the space with scrolling decoration. The interiors of the leaf forms are hand-painted in blue, purple, brown and green. The interior of the crown is lined in a tan/copper fabric, and the underside of the brim is lined in a cream fabric.

There are no labels in the hat.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1923  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 24
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1923
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1923  
Description:

Cloche hat of beige straw. The high, domed crown is created of fine beige straw which has been crocheted. At the base of the crown is a wide band of beige grosgrain ribbon edged with a very thin ribbon band, with a finely pleated section to one side. The cloche has a small brim, mostly down-turned. Over the entire crown and brim is sewn thin "ribbon" bands in a different type and shade of straw, forming several large leaf forms and filling the rest of the space with scrolling decoration. The interiors of the leaf forms are hand-painted in blue, purple, brown and green. The interior of the crown is lined in a tan/copper fabric, and the underside of the brim is lined in a cream fabric.

There are no labels in the hat.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 20 cm. front to back; 19 cm. side to side; 19 cm. from top of crown to lowest point of brim.

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1966.018.038
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39116
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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