Cloche Metadata

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  • Main Title Cloche
  • Added Title Turban


  • Manufacturer: Rousseau, Marcelle
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: Marcelle Rousseau was the working name name of Texas milliner Mrs. J.C. Bird, who was born ca. 1876 in Tarrant County, and died in Dallas, Tuesday, June 8, 1948, at age 72. Her shop was called The Argyle. It was closed for part of World War II, but reopened by March 1946.


  • Creation: 1946/1949


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Hat of cotton batik. Styled as a cloche-form turban, the domed crown is constructed of gathered/pleated and wrapped cotton fabric with batik design in beige/brown and blue on white ground. There is no brim. The hat is lined in cream satin, and has an inner hatband of brown grosgrain ribbon along the inside lower edge of the crown. Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Marcelle Rousseau / Dallas".


  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Hats (Headgear)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories - Hats
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Batik

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Start Date: 1946
  • End Date: 1949
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas


  • 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: 1900.999.001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39089