Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox-style hat of black velvet and braid. The cylindrical crown is higher at front, and slightly domed at top. Around top and base of crown are running bands of black braid forming a series of loops, within each of which is a free-swinging black braid-covered ball. Lined in black mesh(?) and with an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon around the inside lower edge of crown. A small stitched mark on hatband indicates the front of the hat.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie".

The hat is accompanied by a short hatpin with black bead head.

Creator(s): Carnegie, Hattie
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1955  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 17
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
1955  
Description:

Pillbox-style hat of black velvet and braid. The cylindrical crown is higher at front, and slightly domed at top. Around top and base of crown are running bands of black braid forming a series of loops, within each of which is a free-swinging black braid-covered ball. Lined in black mesh(?) and with an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon around the inside lower edge of crown. A small stitched mark on hatband indicates the front of the hat.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie".

The hat is accompanied by a short hatpin with black bead head.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 21 cm. front to back; 19 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: 1981.013.006
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39195
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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