Toque

Description:

Toque of brown and green straw. The toque has a high, cylindrical crown with flattened top. The crown is made of bands of very fine green and more coarse brown/tan woven straw. The flattened top is of green, and along the sides are three narrow green bands, three narrow tan/brown bands, and the lowest, wide band of tan/brown. To one side of the toque is affixed a spray of artificial lily of the valley, tied with a red grosgrain ribbon bow. The hat is lined in blue/gray fabric, with an inner hatband of off-white grosgrain ribbon round the inside base of the crown.

Designer's label sewn to inner headband: "Made in / England / Christian Dior / Chapeaux".
Retailer's label sewn to inner headband: "Lazarus / French Room / Columbus, Ohio".

Creator(s): Dior, Christian
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 51
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Designer):
Dior, Christian

Dior, Christian (b. Granville, Normandy, France, 1905 - d. Montecantini, Italy, 1957)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
England
Place
United States - Ohio - Franklin County - Columbus
Date
1955  
Description:

Toque of brown and green straw. The toque has a high, cylindrical crown with flattened top. The crown is made of bands of very fine green and more coarse brown/tan woven straw. The flattened top is of green, and along the sides are three narrow green bands, three narrow tan/brown bands, and the lowest, wide band of tan/brown. To one side of the toque is affixed a spray of artificial lily of the valley, tied with a red grosgrain ribbon bow. The hat is lined in blue/gray fabric, with an inner hatband of off-white grosgrain ribbon round the inside base of the crown.

Designer's label sewn to inner headband: "Made in / England / Christian Dior / Chapeaux".
Retailer's label sewn to inner headband: "Lazarus / French Room / Columbus, Ohio".

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1981.013.005
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39194
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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