Evening Hat

Description

Evening hat of black silk satin and black ostrich feathers. hat is formed as a black satin domed crown totally covered with black ostrich feathers, forming a cloud around the wearer's head. At front, and running below feathers around head, is wide band of black silk satin, with a bow at front center. Hat is lined in black silk.

Creation Information

Balenciaga, Cristóbal 1955/1965.

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Evening hat of black silk satin and black ostrich feathers. hat is formed as a black satin domed crown totally covered with black ostrich feathers, forming a cloud around the wearer's head. At front, and running below feathers around head, is wide band of black silk satin, with a bow at front center. Hat is lined in black silk.

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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

  • 1955/1965

Start & End Dates

  • 1955 - 1965

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 18, 2014, 8:52 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 21, 2015, 1:50 a.m.

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Balenciaga, Cristóbal. Evening Hat, physical object, 1955/1965; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330396/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.