Pillbox Hat

Description:

Hat of golden cloth. The pillbox style hat is formed as a low, cylindrical crown of stiffened mesh with flattened top, covered with with a woven golden cloth, pleated horizontally on sides. The top of the crown is embellished with beading, using simulated pearls, small bronze-colored beads, large oval cabochon opalescent translucent beads, faceted "crystal" beads, and crescent-shaped translucent beads. The hat is unlined, the inner mesh visible and showing embroidered pattern of pale green leaves/branches. Around inside lower edge of crown is an inner hatband of green grosgrain ribbon. Affixed to inner hatband on either side is a small plastic comb to help secure hat to wearer's head.

Maker's (retailer's?) label sewn to inner hatband: "Henrys / Dallas".

Creator(s): Henry's (Dallas, Texas)
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Creation Date: 1950/1959  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 49
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Henry's (Dallas, Texas)

Possibly retailer.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950/1959
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
From 1950 to 1959
Description:

Hat of golden cloth. The pillbox style hat is formed as a low, cylindrical crown of stiffened mesh with flattened top, covered with with a woven golden cloth, pleated horizontally on sides. The top of the crown is embellished with beading, using simulated pearls, small bronze-colored beads, large oval cabochon opalescent translucent beads, faceted "crystal" beads, and crescent-shaped translucent beads. The hat is unlined, the inner mesh visible and showing embroidered pattern of pale green leaves/branches. Around inside lower edge of crown is an inner hatband of green grosgrain ribbon. Affixed to inner hatband on either side is a small plastic comb to help secure hat to wearer's head.

Maker's (retailer's?) label sewn to inner hatband: "Henrys / Dallas".

Physical Description:

Measurement: 6" diameter.

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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: 2001.011.013
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39240
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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