Hat

Description:

Hat of ecru lace and black horsehair. The high, slightly domed crown is formed of ecru lace, with a black satin ribbon bow to side, and a black satin band around the base of the crown, partly obscured by the lace. The wide, undulating black horsehair brim is oval, wider to sides than front to back. Inside of crown originally lined with fine, transparent black tulle, remains of which form an inner hatband at inside base of crown.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Paris / della Donna / New York".

Intended for afternoon wear.

Creator(s): delle Donna
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1923/1929  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 63
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1923/1929
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Place
United States - New York - New York City
From 1923 to 1929
Description:

Hat of ecru lace and black horsehair. The high, slightly domed crown is formed of ecru lace, with a black satin ribbon bow to side, and a black satin band around the base of the crown, partly obscured by the lace. The wide, undulating black horsehair brim is oval, wider to sides than front to back. Inside of crown originally lined with fine, transparent black tulle, remains of which form an inner hatband at inside base of crown.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Paris / della Donna / New York".

Intended for afternoon wear.

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 30 cm. front to back; 33 cm. side to side; 21 cm. from top of crown to lowest point of brim.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1968.032.023
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39150
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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