Hat

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

Description

Calotte of rust brown knit with rolled straw brim in browns and gold. Designer's label on inside hatband: "Agnes / 6 Rue St Florentin / Paris" Label above designer's label: "Made in France" Size label on inside hatband: "22 1/2"

Creation Information

Agnes 1920/1929.

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

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Description

Calotte of rust brown knit with rolled straw brim in browns and gold.
Designer's label on inside hatband: "Agnes / 6 Rue St Florentin / Paris"
Label above designer's label: "Made in France"
Size label on inside hatband: "22 1/2"

Notes

France’s most popular milliner, Madame Agnes was born in France in the late 1800′s. She retired in 1949 and died a short time later.

An almost identical hat is illustrated in The Delineator, March 1924, page 33. Thanks to witness2fashion for this information.

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

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  • 1920/1929

Start & End Dates

  • 1920 - 1929

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 4, 2015, 3:52 p.m.

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Agnes. Hat, physical object, 1920/1929; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39134/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.