Hatlet

Description

Sculptural hatlet of white beads and floral plaques. The hatlet is formed of a 4 cm. wide strip of stiffened mesh that curves around the head and forms a modified figure 8, with an additional extending loop. The surface of the mesh is covered in circular plastic (?) plaques 3.5 cm. in diameter cast with a floral relief pattern. The space between the plaques and on the edges of the hatlet are covered in tiny white spherical beads. Inner side of the hatlet is lined in stiff white mesh and edged in a thin strip of off-white velvet, and has ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements: 22 cm. from front to back; 18 cm. from side to side; 12 cm. high at highest point.

Creation Information

Green-Field, Benjamin B. 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. It has been viewed 47 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Sculptural hatlet of white beads and floral plaques. The hatlet is formed of a 4 cm. wide strip of stiffened mesh that curves around the head and forms a modified figure 8, with an additional extending loop. The surface of the mesh is covered in circular plastic (?) plaques 3.5 cm. in diameter cast with a floral relief pattern. The space between the plaques and on the edges of the hatlet are covered in tiny white spherical beads. Inner side of the hatlet is lined in stiff white mesh and edged in a thin strip of off-white velvet, and has a section with a wider, larger velvet lining. Possibly a wedding headpiece.

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

Gift of Mrs. William O. Hunt, of Finders Keepers, Chicago, Illinois

Physical Description

Measurements: 22 cm. from front to back; 18 cm. from side to side; 12 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

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 16, 2011, 11:29 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 19, 2011, 5:10 p.m.

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Green-Field, Benjamin B. Hatlet, physical object, 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38086/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.