Cloche

Description:

Cloche hat of lace and velvet. The deep, domed crown is of peach satin (?) overlaid with a silver metallic lace. At the front of the crown are applied leaf shapes of dark pink velvet that form a fan-motif. The lowest leaves on each side extend to become a shallow brim for the hat, also formed of the dark pink velvet. The leaves and the brim are quilted with metallic silver stitching. The hat is lined in pink satin(?).

Label sewn inside crown: "Pittsburgh / Character Hats / New York / Trade Mark Reg. / U.S. Pat. Office"

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1925
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 60
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1925
Coverage:
Place
United States - Pennsylvania - Allegheny County - Pittsburgh
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
1925  
Description:

Cloche hat of lace and velvet. The deep, domed crown is of peach satin (?) overlaid with a silver metallic lace. At the front of the crown are applied leaf shapes of dark pink velvet that form a fan-motif. The lowest leaves on each side extend to become a shallow brim for the hat, also formed of the dark pink velvet. The leaves and the brim are quilted with metallic silver stitching. The hat is lined in pink satin(?).

Label sewn inside crown: "Pittsburgh / Character Hats / New York / Trade Mark Reg. / U.S. Pat. Office"

Physical Description:

Measurements: 20 cm. front to back; 25 cm. side to side; 18 cm. from top of crown to lowest point of brim.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1975.004.053
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39174
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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