Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox hat of cream satin. The slightly domed crown of the hat is of cream satin, inset within a thick ring of the same fabric which forms the sides of the crown. Applied to the sides of the crown are black velvet ribbon semi-bows which form "T" shapes, set alternately upright and inverted. The hat is lined in golden tan fabric, and has a white grosgrain ribbon inner hatband around the inside base of the crown.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Christian Dior New York Inc.".
Retailer's label sewn to inside lining of crown: "Neiman-Marcus / Made to Order".

Accompanied by a single short hatpin with faux pearl head.

Creator(s): Dior, Christian
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1950  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 42
Past 30 days: 0
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:

Pillbox hat of cream satin. The slightly domed crown of the hat is of cream satin, inset within a thick ring of the same fabric which forms the sides of the crown. Applied to the sides of the crown are black velvet ribbon semi-bows which form "T" shapes, set alternately upright and inverted. The hat is lined in golden tan fabric, and has a white grosgrain ribbon inner hatband around the inside base of the crown.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Christian Dior New York Inc.".
Retailer's label sewn to inside lining of crown: "Neiman-Marcus / Made to Order".

Accompanied by a single short hatpin with faux pearl head.

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Pill Box Hat
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1981.013.050
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39201
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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