Calotte Metadata

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Title

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

Creator

  • Designer: Balenciaga, Cristóbal
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: de Osborne, Claudia Heard
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1964

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1964
  • Place Name: France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

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

Rights

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

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30149

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