Pillbox Hat

Description

Hat of brown velvet. Pillbox hat with cylindrical crown of brown velvet, flat at top. Lower edge scalloped, edged with brown beads. The whole is overlaid with fine brown veiling. Lined in black mesh and edged with brown grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Affixed to hatband are two plastic combs, one on either side, to secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".

Creation Information

Green-Field, Benjamin B. 1965.

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

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  • Added Title: Pill Box Hat
  • Main Title: Pillbox Hat

Description

Hat of brown velvet. Pillbox hat with cylindrical crown of brown velvet, flat at top. Lower edge scalloped, edged with brown beads. The whole is overlaid with fine brown veiling. Lined in black mesh and edged with brown grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Affixed to hatband are two plastic combs, one on either side, to secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".

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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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  • 1965

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  • June 16, 2011, 11:29 a.m.

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  • Aug. 19, 2011, 5:05 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Green-Field, Benjamin B. Pillbox Hat, physical object, 1965; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38073/: accessed March 1, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.