Hat

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

Description

Hat of light brown leather printed with dark brown "squiggles". The domed crown is surmounted by a circular button covered with same leather. Around base of crown is a narrow band of same leather, tied, with trailing ends. The wide, floppy brim bends downwards. Unlined, with the leather is backed with a felt-like material. Inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband. No labels in the hat.

Creation Information

Simpson, Adele 1967.

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

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Designer

  • Simpson, Adele Simpson, Adele (b. New York, New York, USA, 1904 or 1908 - d. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, 1995) Also donor.

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Description

Hat of light brown leather printed with dark brown "squiggles". The domed crown is surmounted by a circular button covered with same leather. Around base of crown is a narrow band of same leather, tied, with trailing ends. The wide, floppy brim bends downwards. Unlined, with the leather is backed with a felt-like material. Inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband.

No labels in the hat.

Notes

This hat is part of an ensemble, which consists of:
A) Coat
B) Belt for coat
C) Hat
D) Dress
E) Scarf for dress
F) Belt (for dress?)
G & H) Boots

According to the donor information, the printed leather of this outfit was the first of its kind.

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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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

  • 1967

Coverage Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 30, 2014, 8:51 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 19, 2015, 9:44 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Simpson, Adele. Hat, physical object, 1967; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc305338/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.