Cap

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

Description

Hat of striped silk satin. Formed as a baseball cap, the crown is a dome created by 5 triangular segments of cream silk satin with green and thin black stripes. The cloth is cut and arranged so the stripes run vertically to top of crown. The brim is formed as a cap's bill, larger than usual, of the same striped material, with the stripes running from crown to front edge. The hat is unlined, with a small loop sewn in to hang cap. Label inside crown: "Made in France". Made to match a 2-piece ensemble of slacks and waistcoat in ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements: 44 cm. front to back; 23 cm. side to side; 17 cm. from top of crown to lowest point.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1927.

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

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Description

Hat of striped silk satin. Formed as a baseball cap, the crown is a dome created by 5 triangular segments of cream silk satin with green and thin black stripes. The cloth is cut and arranged so the stripes run vertically to top of crown. The brim is formed as a cap's bill, larger than usual, of the same striped material, with the stripes running from crown to front edge. The hat is unlined, with a small loop sewn in to hang cap.

Label inside crown: "Made in France".

Made to match a 2-piece ensemble of slacks and waistcoat in the same materials.

Physical Description

Measurements: 44 cm. front to back; 23 cm. side to side; 17 cm. from top of crown to lowest point.

Notes

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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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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  • 1927

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  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

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  • March 4, 2015, 1:57 p.m.

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Cap, physical object, 1927; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39095/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.