Pillbox Hat Metadata

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  • Main Title Pillbox Hat
  • Added Title Pill Box Hat


  • Designer: Balenciaga, Cristóbal
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Retailer: Eisa
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Eisa was Balenciaga's Spanish store, with several branches throughout Spain.
  • Donor: de Osborne, Claudia Heard
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1960/1965


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Pillbox hat. The short, flat-topped cylindrical crown of tan netting is completely covered with rows of artificial magenta pink silk flowers, which have yellow thread and green plush centers. Inside the lower edge of the crown is a dark green grosgrain ribbon band which has two sections of elastic cord sewn along the sides to form loops to help secure the hat to wearer's head. Label sewn into inner ribbon band: "Eisa" Donor stated that this hat was "...to wear with a black day outfit."
  • Physical Description: Approx. 21 cm. front to back; approx. 20 cm. side to side; approx. 12 cm. from base to top of crown.


  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Hats (Headgear)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories - Hats

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Start Date: 1960
  • End Date: 1965
  • Place Name: Spain


  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1978.013.022
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30148