Headband

Description

Headband of black felt. The hat is designed to fit across the top of the head, coming to a rounded point on left side, and with an enlarged circular end on the left which sits higher on the head. The headband is "peaked" along the length, adding height to wearer. Designer's label sewn inside: "Marcelle Rousseau / Dallas"

Creation Information

Rousseau, Marcelle 1924/1948.

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

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Designer

  • Rousseau, Marcelle Marcelle Rousseau was the working name name of Texas milliner Mrs. J.C. Bird, who was born ca. 1876 in Tarrant County, and died in Dallas, Tuesday, June 8, 1948, at age 72. Her shop was closed for part of World War II, but reopened by March 1946.

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Description

Headband of black felt. The hat is designed to fit across the top of the head, coming to a rounded point on left side, and with an enlarged circular end on the left which sits higher on the head. The headband is "peaked" along the length, adding height to wearer.

Designer's label sewn inside: "Marcelle Rousseau / Dallas"

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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

  • 1924/1948

Start & End Dates

  • 1924 - 1948

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 7, 2014, 7:40 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 27, 2014, 10:19 a.m.

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Rousseau, Marcelle. Headband, physical object, 1924/1948; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277141/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.