Parure - Hat, Bracelets, Necklace, Belt

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Parure made of natural, brown, and black woven/plaited straw, consisting of: A) Hat. Styled as an oversized calotte (also spelled "calot") or small cloche. The domed crown is constructed of radiating segments of woven/plaited straw in bands of brown, natural/tan, and black. At the top of the crown is a circle of black straw. Slightly scalloped lower edge. Designer's(?) label inside: "Marcelle Biot / 30 Rue de Valois / Paris" and 'Made in France" Three matching bracelets: B) Natural/tan straw bracelet, with a single band of brown straw and a single band of black straw. Black metal clasp. C) Brown ... continued below

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Biot, Marcelle 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 17 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Parure made of natural, brown, and black woven/plaited straw, consisting of:

A) Hat. Styled as an oversized calotte (also spelled "calot") or small cloche. The domed crown is constructed of radiating segments of woven/plaited straw in bands of brown, natural/tan, and black. At the top of the crown is a circle of black straw. Slightly scalloped lower edge.

Designer's(?) label inside: "Marcelle Biot / 30 Rue de Valois / Paris" and 'Made in France"

Three matching bracelets:
B) Natural/tan straw bracelet, with a single band of brown straw and a single band of black straw. Black metal clasp.
C) Brown straw bracelet, with a single band of black straw and a single band of natural/tan straw. Black metal clasp.
D) Black straw bracelet, with single band of brown straw and a single band of natural/tan straw. Black metal clasp.

Each bracelet with label: "Made in France".

E) Matching necklace of bands of natural/tan straw and brown straw, with thin bands of black straw. Designed as a modified "bib" necklace, wider at center and narrowing to clasp ends. Black metal clasp.

F) Matching belt, with lengthwise bands of natural/tan straw and brown straw, with thin bands of black straw. Black straw "buttons" and loops.

"Made in France" label.

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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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  • 1920/1929

Start & End Dates

  • 1920 - 1929

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 12, 2014, 10:08 a.m.

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Biot, Marcelle. Parure - Hat, Bracelets, Necklace, Belt, physical object, 1920/1929; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39138/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.