Pillbox Hat Metadata

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  • Main Title Pillbox Hat
  • Added Title Pill Box Hat


  • Retailer: Innes (Wichita, KS)
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: 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.
  • Donor: Zech, Mrs. Robert F.
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1951


  • No Language


  • Content 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.


  • 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


  • Coverage Date: 1951
  • Place Name: United States - Kansas - Sedgwick County - Wichita


  • 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: 1981.011.006
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30184