Cloche

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

Description

Cloche hat of straw. The high, domed straw is crown of sienna-red braid, with a band of solid reddish-pink silk around the base. Below the silk band is multi-colored ruched trim extending less than 1/4" from the band. Below the trim is a brim covered by sienna grosgrain ribbon, extending very slightly in front and disappearing in back. The hat is lined in a metallic bronze fabric. No designer's or retailer's labels, but hat does retain original price tag inside crown.

Physical Description

Measurements: 20 cm. front to back; 21 cm. side to side; 19 cm from top of crown to lowest point of brim.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1924.

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

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Cloche hat of straw. The high, domed straw is crown of sienna-red braid, with a band of solid reddish-pink silk around the base. Below the silk band is multi-colored ruched trim extending less than 1/4" from the band. Below the trim is a brim covered by sienna grosgrain ribbon, extending very slightly in front and disappearing in back. The hat is lined in a metallic bronze fabric.

No designer's or retailer's labels, but hat does retain original price tag inside crown.

Physical Description

Measurements: 20 cm. front to back; 21 cm. side to side; 19 cm from top of crown to lowest point 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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  • 1924

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  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

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  • March 4, 2015, 4:05 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cloche, physical object, 1924; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39113/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.