Pillbox Hat Metadata
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- Main Title Pillbox Hat
- Added Title Pill Box Hat
Designer: Balenciaga, CristóbalCreator Type: Personal
Retailer: EisaContributor Type: OrganizationContributor Info: Eisa was Balenciaga's store in Spain, with several branches throughout the country.
Donor: de Osborne, Claudia HeardContributor Type: Personal
Designer: Gossens, RobertContributor Type: Personal
- Creation: 1960/1965
- No Language
- Content Description: Brown velvet pillbox cocktail hat. The low, circular crown of the hat is slightly domed. At front of hat is pinned a large 3-dimensional pear-shaped openwork jeweled ornament of gold wire set with various colors and shapes of stones. Inside of hat lined in black cloth. Around inside lower edge of crown is brown grosgrain ribbon band. Sewn to inner band is a plastic comb to help secure hat to wearer's head. Maker's label sewn to inner ribbon band: "Eisa". The jeweled ornament is attributed to Robert Goossens of Paris, who is known to have supplied Balenciaga. Donor notes of this hat: "...to wear with short black cocktail dresses."
- Physical Description: 17 cm. front to back, excluding jewel; 16.5 cm. side to side; 8.5 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
- University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Arts and Crafts - Crafts - Jewelry
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Jewelry
- Item is a Primary Source
- Start Date: 1960
- End Date: 1965
- Place Name: Spain
- Place Name: France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Name: Texas Fashion CollectionCode: TXFC
Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + DesignCode: UNTCVA
- Rights Access: public
- Rights License: by-nc-nd
- Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.
- Physical Object
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30150