Hat

Description

Pillbox hat of off-white and pink brocade.

Physical Description

1 hat. Measurements, excluding veil: 16 cm. front to back; 16 cm. side to side; 14 cm. high at highest point.

Creation Information

Bes-Ben 1965/1969.

Context

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

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Manufacturer

  • Bes-Ben Est. 1919, Chicago, IL, USA

Designer

  • Green-Field, Benjamin B., 1898-1988 Green-Field, Benjamin B. (b. Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1898 - d. Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1988) (est Bes-Ben in 1919 with his sister Bessie)

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Description

Pillbox hat of off-white and pink brocade.

Physical Description

1 hat. Measurements, excluding veil: 16 cm. front to back; 16 cm. side to side; 14 cm. high at highest point.

Notes

The conical crown with flattened top is made of brocade fabric with flowers and butterflies in off-whites, gray/greens and pinks on a grayish ground. On the right side of the hat is a large bow made of strips of the brocade backed in a gray/blue. The center of the bow is encircled with a band of gray beads, with a matching band of beads at base of hat. The hat has a light tan veil. The hat is lined in gray/blue mesh and edged with an inner hatband of gray/blue grosgrain ribbon. A small plastic comb is attached at either side to secure hat to wearer's head.
Designer's label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago"

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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

  • 1965/1969

Coverage Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 31, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 25, 2021, 10:45 p.m.

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Bes-Ben. Hat, physical object, 1965/1969; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1639135/: accessed August 2, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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