Calotte

Description

Black velvet calotte (also spelled "calot") covered with faux pearls and diamonds. The circular domed hat has a narrow, up-turned brim which is completely covered with a latticework of oval faux pearls, with faux diamonds set at each intersection. At the top of the crown is an upstanding black velvet covered wire surmounted by a "mushroom cap" beaded in the same way as the rest of the hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon, the hat lined in black netting.

Physical Description

Measurements: 20 cm. wide, front to back; 18 cm. wide, side to side; 19 cm. high from base of brim to tip of finial.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1935/1939.

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

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Titles

  • Main Title: Calotte
  • Added Title: Hat
  • Added Title: Calot

Description

Black velvet calotte (also spelled "calot") covered with faux pearls and diamonds. The circular domed hat has a narrow, up-turned brim which is completely covered with a latticework of oval faux pearls, with faux diamonds set at each intersection. At the top of the crown is an upstanding black velvet covered wire surmounted by a "mushroom cap" beaded in the same way as the rest of the hat. Inside of brim lined with black grosgrain ribbon, the hat lined in black netting.

Physical Description

Measurements: 20 cm. wide, front to back; 18 cm. wide, side to side; 19 cm. high from base of brim to tip of finial.

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Collections

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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

  • 1935/1939

Start & End Dates

  • 1935 - 1939

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 19, 2011, 5:35 a.m.

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Total Uses: 49

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Calotte, physical object, 1935/1939; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30041/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.