Cocktail Hat

Description:

Hat of beaded, printed silk. The cocktail hat is of silk printed in an abstract foliage design in greens, reds, purples, yellows, white, and brown. It is heavily beaded, with small pale green square beads, oblong dark green beads, oblong and circular white beads, and tan flat sequins. All beads appear to be wooden. The crown is formed as an irregular dome, and has no brim. The hat is lined in gold cloth, and has two small plastic combs attached to either side of the inside of the crown to help secure the hat to the wearer's head.

Designer's label sewn inside crown: "Irene of New York".
Retailer's label sewn inside crown: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon"

Creator(s): Stone, Irene
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1950  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 53
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1950  
Description:

Hat of beaded, printed silk. The cocktail hat is of silk printed in an abstract foliage design in greens, reds, purples, yellows, white, and brown. It is heavily beaded, with small pale green square beads, oblong dark green beads, oblong and circular white beads, and tan flat sequins. All beads appear to be wooden. The crown is formed as an irregular dome, and has no brim. The hat is lined in gold cloth, and has two small plastic combs attached to either side of the inside of the crown to help secure the hat to the wearer's head.

Designer's label sewn inside crown: "Irene of New York".
Retailer's label sewn inside crown: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1975.004.059
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39177
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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