Hatlet

Description

Hatlet of black plastic tubing. The low crown is made of a tight spiral of twisted black plastic tubing with four open areas near the edge. The front edge of the crown extends to form 4 points, each of which is surmounted by a "bow" of similar shiny black tubing tying together pairs of shiny black plastic ovals. The back edge of the crown extends to form two semi-circular lobes. Overlaying the crown, but beneath the "bows" is black netting veil, with small pieces of black tubing worked into some of the intersections at front of hat. The inside of ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements, not including veiling: 18 cm. front to back; 20 cm. side to side; 6 cm. high at highest point.

Creation Information

Green-Field, Benjamin B. 1955/1960.

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

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Description

Hatlet of black plastic tubing. The low crown is made of a tight spiral of twisted black plastic tubing with four open areas near the edge. The front edge of the crown extends to form 4 points, each of which is surmounted by a "bow" of similar shiny black tubing tying together pairs of shiny black plastic ovals. The back edge of the crown extends to form two semi-circular lobes. Overlaying the crown, but beneath the "bows" is black netting veil, with small pieces of black tubing worked into some of the intersections at front of hat. The inside of the crown is lined with black mesh. Two plastic combs, one to each side, are inside crown of hat to secure it to wearer's head.

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

Gift of Mrs. Philip Rosenblum, through the Chicago Historical Society.

Physical Description

Measurements, not including veiling: 18 cm. front to back; 20 cm. side to side; 6 cm. high at highest point.

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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

  • 1955/1960

Start & End Dates

  • 1955 - 1960

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 16, 2011, 11:29 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 15, 2017, 1:12 a.m.

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Past 30 days: 2
Total Uses: 25

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Green-Field, Benjamin B. Hatlet, physical object, 1955/1960; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38080/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.