Pillbox Hat

Description:

Pillbox hat of brown woven ribbon-like paper with a lustrous finish. The shallow cylindrical crown is slightly concave at top, and has a slightly undulating lower edge. Hat is lined with a printed fabric with Asian-style scene of bamboo and birds, edged with tan/beige grosgrain ribbon, and a band of gold rickrack. Attached at each side at inner edge is a small plastic comb to secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label inside at back: "Sue Dooley / Dallas"

Creator(s): Dooley, Sue
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: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1950..1959]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
From 1950 to 1959
Description:

Pillbox hat of brown woven ribbon-like paper with a lustrous finish. The shallow cylindrical crown is slightly concave at top, and has a slightly undulating lower edge. Hat is lined with a printed fabric with Asian-style scene of bamboo and birds, edged with tan/beige grosgrain ribbon, and a band of gold rickrack. Attached at each side at inner edge is a small plastic comb to secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label inside at back: "Sue Dooley / Dallas"

Physical Description:

Measurements:
18 cm. front to back;
16.5 cm. side to side;
5 cm. from top of crown to lower edge.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2001.011.014
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc87071
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.