Hat

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

Description

Hat of black felt with pillbox crown. Wide brim ends at back of crown and folds up into pointed ends. Veil of net on top of brim. Black grosgrain ribbon bow on back of crown. Designer's label on inner hatband: "Valerie / Modes / New York" Union label partly behind designer's label: "782234"

Creation Information

Valerie Modes 1948.

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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 24 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Valerie Modes Valerie Modes (New York, New York, USA) (active ca. 1930's-1960's?)

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Description

Hat of black felt with pillbox crown. Wide brim ends at back of crown and folds up into pointed ends. Veil of net on top of brim. Black grosgrain ribbon bow on back of crown.

Designer's label on inner hatband: "Valerie / Modes / New York"
Union label partly behind designer's label: "782234"

Notes

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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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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  • 1948

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  • Nov. 5, 2012, 12:51 p.m.

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  • Feb. 18, 2015, 10:34 a.m.

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Valerie Modes. Hat, physical object, 1948; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc114815/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.