Calotte

Description

Calotte of beaded black satin. Evening hat in the form of a calotte (also spelled "calot"). The low, domed crown is made of segments of black satin over a core of woven straw. The surface is embellished with black plastic sequins and beads of various sizes. At top of crown is small squashed spheroid finial covered with a pattern of cylindrical and circular faceted black plastic beads. Inside lower edge of crown is black grosgrain ribbon band. Sewn behind band are three elastic loops to help secure hat to head of wearer. No labels.

Physical Description

16 cm. diameter; 13 cm. from base of crown to top of finial.

Creation Information

Balenciaga, Cristóbal 1964.

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

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

Description

Calotte of beaded black satin. Evening hat in the form of a calotte (also spelled "calot"). The low, domed crown is made of segments of black satin over a core of woven straw. The surface is embellished with black plastic sequins and beads of various sizes. At top of crown is small squashed spheroid finial covered with a pattern of cylindrical and circular faceted black plastic beads. Inside lower edge of crown is black grosgrain ribbon band. Sewn behind band are three elastic loops to help secure hat to head of wearer.

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Physical Description

16 cm. diameter; 13 cm. from base of crown to top of finial.

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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

  • 1964

Coverage Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 19, 2011, 5:36 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Balenciaga, Cristóbal. Calotte, physical object, 1964; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30149/: accessed February 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.