Hatlet Metadata

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  • Main Title Hatlet


  • Designer: Green-Field, Benjamin B.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Manufacturer: Bes-Ben
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Donor: Murphy, John C.
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1955


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Hatlet of black velvet. Black velvet hatlet has a shallow domed crown edged with large upstanding "M" shapes and descending "V" shapes of black velvet edged with black beads. The overall effect is of a child's image of a coronet. The whole is overlaid with black net veil, with triplets of black beads worked into some intersections of the net. Crown is lined in black mesh netting and edged with black grosgrain ribbon. Two plastic combs inside crown help secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's Label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago". Gift of Mr. John C. Murphy, through the Chicago Historical Society.
  • Physical Description: Measurements, not including veiling: 18.5 cm. side to side; 18 cm. front to back; 6 cm. high at highest point.


  • 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: 1955
  • Place Name: United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago


  • 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: 1981.009.003
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc38069