Hat

Description

Hat of ultramarine blue felt. Based on a top hat, the cylindrical high crown has an undulating upper edge. Small brim curls up at front and sides, but curls down at back, ending in a point. Around base of crown is wide blue grosgrain ribbon which trails off back of hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon. A thin black elastic strap goes around the back of the head to secure the hat. Label sewn into inner band: "Walter Florell / 29 East 53rd New York"

Physical Description

25 cm. long, front to back of brim; 19 cm. wide; 17 cm. high from lowest point of brim to highest point of crown.

Creation Information

Florell, Walter, ca. 1911-1986 1940/1945.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 88 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Hat of ultramarine blue felt. Based on a top hat, the cylindrical high crown has an undulating upper edge. Small brim curls up at front and sides, but curls down at back, ending in a point. Around base of crown is wide blue grosgrain ribbon which trails off back of hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon. A thin black elastic strap goes around the back of the head to secure the hat.

Label sewn into inner band: "Walter Florell / 29 East 53rd New York"

Physical Description

25 cm. long, front to back of brim; 19 cm. wide; 17 cm. high from lowest point of brim to highest point of crown.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1940/1945

Start & End Dates

  • 1940 - 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Nov. 5, 2012, 12:51 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 18, 2012, 9:30 a.m.

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Florell, Walter, ca. 1911-1986. Hat, physical object, 1940/1945; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc114797/: accessed July 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.