Calotte

Description:

Calotte of pink velvet and feathers. The hatlet is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot") created of a curved oval/slightly teardrop-shape of layered/draped and folded pink velvet, set across head so that point is at center of right side and curve is at center of left side. The crown is overlaid with a cascade of pink feathers which runs from just above center of left side, across hat, and falling down on right side, with feather ends curling in and under. The hat is lined with pink mesh, and has an inner hatband running around the inside edge of the crown. Affixed to inner hatband at left side is small plastic comb to help secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Irene of New York".
Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon".

Accompanied by short hatpin with simulated pearl mounted on head.

Creator(s): Stone, Irene
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1955  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 78
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Stone, Irene

Irene of New York (Firm) (est. New York, New York, USA, early 1940's by Irene Stone)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1955  
Description:

Calotte of pink velvet and feathers. The hatlet is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot") created of a curved oval/slightly teardrop-shape of layered/draped and folded pink velvet, set across head so that point is at center of right side and curve is at center of left side. The crown is overlaid with a cascade of pink feathers which runs from just above center of left side, across hat, and falling down on right side, with feather ends curling in and under. The hat is lined with pink mesh, and has an inner hatband running around the inside edge of the crown. Affixed to inner hatband at left side is small plastic comb to help secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Irene of New York".
Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon".

Accompanied by short hatpin with simulated pearl mounted on head.

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1983.024.215
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39219
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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