Hatlet

Description

Hatlet of navy straw. Low domed woven navy blue straw crown has triangular "wings" of the same material at sides which arc upwards and then down, giving a resemblance to a manta ray. The whole is edged with 1/4" spherical white glass(?) beads. Overlaid on the hatlet is a veil of navy mesh with 9 pairs of the white beads affixed at various parts of the veil. The undersides of the wings are lined in white material. The crown of the hat is lined with blue mesh, and there is an inner hatband of dark blue grosgrain ribbon along the ... continued below

Creation Information

Green-Field, Benjamin B. Creation Date: Unknown.

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

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Description

Hatlet of navy straw. Low domed woven navy blue straw crown has triangular "wings" of the same material at sides which arc upwards and then down, giving a resemblance to a manta ray. The whole is edged with 1/4" spherical white glass(?) beads. Overlaid on the hatlet is a veil of navy mesh with 9 pairs of the white beads affixed at various parts of the veil. The undersides of the wings are lined in white material. The crown of the hat is lined with blue mesh, and there is an inner hatband of dark blue grosgrain ribbon along the inner bottom edge of the crown.

Designer's label affixed to inner hatband: "Bes-Ben / Made In Chicago".

Accompanied by two short hatpins, the heads of each are covered with small piece of matching navy blue woven straw.

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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

  • Unknown

None Date

  • 1960

Start & End Dates

  • 1960 - 1970

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 16, 2011, 11:29 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 30, 2012, 3:23 p.m.

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Green-Field, Benjamin B. Hatlet, physical object, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38092/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.