Cloche

Description:

Cloche hat of brown straw. The cylindrical crown is of Milan straw braid in a medium brown. The top of the crown is domed at center with a deep trough around inside of upper edge. The front of the crown is embellished with a hand-painted butterfly. Around the base of the crown is a wide band formed of inter-woven thin grosgrain ribbons in yellows, pinks, reds, blues, etc., around which is tied a loosely woven band of golden threads. Inner sides of crown are lined in a pink/coral/rose satin, with oval black satin panel sewn into inside top of crown lining.

Embroidered inside crown lining with golden yellow thread is unidentified monogram (A & I G?), and what may be brand name: "Pliz Hats / Distinctive Models / Chicago - New York".

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 20
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • : 1924
Description:

Cloche hat of brown straw. The cylindrical crown is of Milan straw braid in a medium brown. The top of the crown is domed at center with a deep trough around inside of upper edge. The front of the crown is embellished with a hand-painted butterfly. Around the base of the crown is a wide band formed of inter-woven thin grosgrain ribbons in yellows, pinks, reds, blues, etc., around which is tied a loosely woven band of golden threads. Inner sides of crown are lined in a pink/coral/rose satin, with oval black satin panel sewn into inside top of crown lining.

Embroidered inside crown lining with golden yellow thread is unidentified monogram (A & I G?), and what may be brand name: "Pliz Hats / Distinctive Models / Chicago - New York".

Physical Description:

Measurements: 19 cm. front to back; 20 cm. side to side; 14 cm. from top of crown to lowest point of brim.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1966.018.040
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39118
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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