Pillbox Hat

Description

Pillbox hat of paisley velveteen. The circular, domed hat is made of a velveteen fabric with printed paisley pattern in shades of green, red, brown, purple, cream, etc. At top of hat is a ball of the same materials. The entire hat and ball have added sewn-on colored rhinestones scattered throughout, and small gold beads. Lined in black cloth, with black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Sewn into inner hatband is retailer's label: "Innes / Wichita" Purchased at the Innes store, Wichita, Kansas.

Physical Description

21 cm. across; 14 cm. from base of brim to top of ball.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1951.

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

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  • We've been unable to identify the creator(s) of this object.

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Retailer

  • Innes (Wichita, KS) he George Innes Dry Goods Company was formed in June 1897. In 1927, a six-story building was built on the northwest corner of Broadway and William to house the growing business. In December 1951, Innes was sold to Younker Brothers, Inc., of Des Moines, Iowa. Four years later it was bought by Macy's.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Pillbox Hat
  • Added Title: Pill Box Hat

Description

Pillbox hat of paisley velveteen. The circular, domed hat is made of a velveteen fabric with printed paisley pattern in shades of green, red, brown, purple, cream, etc. At top of hat is a ball of the same materials. The entire hat and ball have added sewn-on colored rhinestones scattered throughout, and small gold beads. Lined in black cloth, with black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband.

Sewn into inner hatband is retailer's label: "Innes / Wichita"

Purchased at the Innes store, Wichita, Kansas.

Physical Description

21 cm. across; 14 cm. from base of brim to top of ball.

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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

  • 1951

Coverage Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 19, 2011, 5:02 p.m.

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Pillbox Hat, physical object, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30184/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.