Pillbox Hat

Description

Hat of black organza. The hat is in the form of a pillbox designed as a turban. A wired framework is overlaid with black organza, pleated to form long folds running front to back. At the front of the hat is a large bow of the same material, the trailing pieces pleated to match the crown and affixed to run in same direction. Lined in black mesh, and with inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. Elastic string inside to run around back of wearer's head to secure hat. Two small hatpins with custom covers of same material on heads are ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements: 22 cm. front to back; 21 cm. side to side; 9 cm. high at highest point.

Creation Information

Daché, Lilly 1940.

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

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  • Main Title: Pillbox Hat
  • Added Title: Pill Box Hat

Description

Hat of black organza. The hat is in the form of a pillbox designed as a turban. A wired framework is overlaid with black organza, pleated to form long folds running front to back. At the front of the hat is a large bow of the same material, the trailing pieces pleated to match the crown and affixed to run in same direction. Lined in black mesh, and with inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. Elastic string inside to run around back of wearer's head to secure hat. Two small hatpins with custom covers of same material on heads are stuck in back of hat.

Designer's Label: "Lilly / Dache / Paris New York / 78th East 56th Street, N.Y."

Physical Description

Measurements: 22 cm. front to back; 21 cm. side to side; 9 cm. high at highest point.

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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

  • 1940

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  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

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  • Aug. 19, 2011, 4:53 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Daché, Lilly. Pillbox Hat, physical object, 1940; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39144/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.