Hat

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

Description

Hat of gray felt. The sculptural piece is designed with elements of both a beret and a beanie. The crown is of oval shape with upwards sweeping and twisting panels of felt which meet at a point at the top of the crown. The shape is primarily held by blocking, with a few small stitches to maintain it. The base of the crown is sewn to a band of the same felt at bottom edge, forming an in-ward curving brim. The hat is unlined, the inner edge trimmed with black grosgrain ribbon. A small stitch mark on ribbon indicates the ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements: 26 cm. front to back; 20 cm. side to side; 10 cm. high at highest point.

Creation Information

James, Charles 1932/1936.

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

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Description

Hat of gray felt. The sculptural piece is designed with elements of both a beret and a beanie. The crown is of oval shape with upwards sweeping and twisting panels of felt which meet at a point at the top of the crown. The shape is primarily held by blocking, with a few small stitches to maintain it. The base of the crown is sewn to a band of the same felt at bottom edge, forming an in-ward curving brim. The hat is unlined, the inner edge trimmed with black grosgrain ribbon. A small stitch mark on ribbon indicates the front of the hat. A think black cord attached to the ribbon helps secure the hat to wearer's head, to be looped around the back of the head.

Designer's label sewn to inner ribbon: "Charles James / 15, Bruton Street, W.I."

Physical Description

Measurements: 26 cm. front to back; 20 cm. side to side; 10 cm. high at highest point.

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

  • 1932/1936

Start & End Dates

  • 1932 - 1936

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 4, 2015, 3:53 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

James, Charles. Hat, physical object, 1932/1936; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39145/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.