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 Decade: 1950-1959
Safety Helmet

Safety Helmet

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Date: 1957
Creator: Richter, Roy Edward
Description: The view of the helmet is frontal and complete. The darkened visor is closed.
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Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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Date: 1953/1959
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The exterior of the synagogue is lit in the early dusk hour and the details of the roof are outlined.
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Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953/1959
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The exterior of the synagogue is composed of large triangular shapes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953/1959
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The interior structure and the seating area are expansive.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Electric Sewing Machine

Electric Sewing Machine

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Date: 1956
Creator: Marcelllo, Nizzolli
Description: The white sewing machine is sleek, simple and modern in design. The view is of the front side. The casing is ivory with black details with the company name in red.
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Pillbox Hat

Pillbox Hat

Date: 1955
Creator: Green-Field, Benjamin B.
Description: Pillbox hat of black velvet. The cylindrical hat has a flattened crown with four clusters of 5 beaded spheres each along the top edge. The bottom edge of the crown is gently scalloped, and edged with small tubular beads. The crown is lined with black satin, and has an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon along the inside lower edge. Attached to the inner hatband on one side is single plastic comb (mate missing) to help secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago"; hand-written tag sewn in: "582"
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Calotte

Calotte

Date: 1955
Creator: Daché, Lilly
Description: Hat of red satin and sequins. The hat is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot") of dark red satin almost completely covered in sequined floral appliques. Irregular lower edge, following the outline of the appliques. Lined in black paper (?) and satin, and with an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. A small stitched mark on the band indicates the front of the hat, and a small applied white ribbon bow is set at back. Designer's Label: "Lilly / Daché / Paris New York". Label is large, extending across the inside of the hat, the "Paris", most of "New" and all of "York" are cut off.
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1951
Creator: Dior, Christian
Description: Hat of silk faille. The body of the hat is made of woven straw, covered with beige/off-white silk faille. The shallow, domed crown is made in two parts - the upper shallow dome, and a collar into which the upper crown is inset. The upper edge of the collar is pipped in black. The shallow sloping brim is similarly constructed, with an inner band and then outer section with a black pipped edge between the sections. The crown is unlined, revealing the woven straw. The brim segments are lined in the same faille of the outside of the hat. Around the inside of the crown is an inner hatband of cream grosgrain ribbon, two which is attached a black elasticized cord to secure the hat to wearer's head. A small red/brown stitch on the inner hatband indicates the front of the hat. Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Christian Dior / Paris / Made in / France"
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Pillbox Hat

Pillbox Hat

Date: 1955
Creator: Carnegie, Hattie
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Hat

Hat

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of dark brown straw. The low, domed crown is of a fine dark brown woven straw, encircled at the base by a band of fine woven reddish brown straw which ties and forms a bow at left side. The medium-width brim is of the dark brown straw, and undulates slightly, higher in front and lower at sides. The hat is lined in reddish brown lace, and has an inner hatband formed of a roll of the lace. At either side, extending from the inner hatband, are two rectangular covered metal clips which help secure the hat to wearer's head. There are no labels or tags in the hat. The hat is accompanied by a single short hatpin with a faux black oval pearl head.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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