Cloche

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

Description

Cloche hat of royal blue velvet and silver lace. The cylindrical crown is of royal blue velvet, slightly domed and slightly "crushed". The top panel of the crown is of silver lace over a dark fabric. Around the sides of the crown, nearer the top than the base, is a horizontal band of the same silver lace. The shallow brim is constructed of the royal blue velvet and overlaid with the silver lace, which extends beyond the edge of the velvet. The crown is lined in a cream/iridescent satin; most of the underside of the brim is lined with blue ... continued below

Physical Description

24 cm. front to back; 28 cm. side to side; 16 cm. from top of crown to base of brim.

Creation Information

The Denver Dry Goods Co. (Denver, Colorado) 1920/1925.

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 70 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Cloche hat of royal blue velvet and silver lace. The cylindrical crown is of royal blue velvet, slightly domed and slightly "crushed". The top panel of the crown is of silver lace over a dark fabric. Around the sides of the crown, nearer the top than the base, is a horizontal band of the same silver lace. The shallow brim is constructed of the royal blue velvet and overlaid with the silver lace, which extends beyond the edge of the velvet. The crown is lined in a cream/iridescent satin; most of the underside of the brim is lined with blue velvet.

Maker's label embroidered to center inner lining panel of crown: [pseudo coat of arms] "The Denver Dry Goods Co. / Paris New York / Denver", with small embroidered "FRONT" indicating the front of the hat.
Retailer's label sewn to inner side of crown: "Parisian / Abilene, Tex."

Physical Description

24 cm. front to back; 28 cm. side to side; 16 cm. from top of crown to base of brim.

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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Creation Date

  • 1920/1925

Start & End Dates

  • 1920 - 1925

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 18, 2015, 12:15 p.m.

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The Denver Dry Goods Co. (Denver, Colorado). Cloche, physical object, 1920/1925; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39107/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.