Turban

Description

Turban of light brown velvet and burnt sienna / orange brown satin. Affixed to front is a large artificial flower in shades of pinks and pale greens, enhanced with maroon feathers. Lined in pale brown netting. Around inside of brim is band of light brown grosgrain ribbon. Label sewn onto ribbon: "An Original By / Henry's Hats".

Physical Description

21 cm. wide at widest point; 24 cm. long from front to back; 17 cm. from base of brim to top of highest feather.

Creation Information

Henry's Hats 1955.

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. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Turban of light brown velvet and burnt sienna / orange brown satin. Affixed to front is a large artificial flower in shades of pinks and pale greens, enhanced with maroon feathers. Lined in pale brown netting. Around inside of brim is band of light brown grosgrain ribbon.

Label sewn onto ribbon: "An Original By / Henry's Hats".

Physical Description

21 cm. wide at widest point; 24 cm. long from front to back; 17 cm. from base of brim to top of highest feather.

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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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  • 1955

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  • Unknown Start Date - 1955

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 18, 2014, 8:52 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 19, 2014, 10:14 a.m.

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Henry's Hats. Turban, physical object, 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330358/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.