Pillbox Hat

Description:

Hat of black organza. The hat is in the form of a pillbox designed as a turban. A wired framework is overlaid with black organza, pleated to form long folds running front to back. At the front of the hat is a large bow of the same material, the trailing pieces pleated to match the crown and affixed to run in same direction. Lined in black mesh, and with inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. Elastic string inside to run around back of wearer's head to secure hat. Two small hatpins with custom covers of same material on heads are stuck in back of hat.

Designer's Label: "Lilly / Dache / Paris New York / 78th East 56th Street, N.Y."

Creator(s): Daché, Lilly
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1940  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 48
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1940
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
1940  
Description:

Hat of black organza. The hat is in the form of a pillbox designed as a turban. A wired framework is overlaid with black organza, pleated to form long folds running front to back. At the front of the hat is a large bow of the same material, the trailing pieces pleated to match the crown and affixed to run in same direction. Lined in black mesh, and with inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. Elastic string inside to run around back of wearer's head to secure hat. Two small hatpins with custom covers of same material on heads are stuck in back of hat.

Designer's Label: "Lilly / Dache / Paris New York / 78th East 56th Street, N.Y."

Physical Description:

Measurements: 22 cm. front to back; 21 cm. side to side; 9 cm. high at highest point.

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Contributor(s):
Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1967.042.111
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39144
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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