Skimmer

Description

Skimmer hat of straw and silk. The skimmer, or boater style hat has a low woven straw crown with flat top. Around the crown is a matching woven straw ribbon edged in brown silk, with a bow at back. The wide, flat brim is of woven straw, covered with brown silk matching the trimming of the band on the crown. The silk covering is quilted in a pattern of concentric bands with running wavy lines. The crown and underside of the brim are unlined, with a black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband at base of crown. Extending from the inner hatband ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements: 37 cm. front to back; 37 cm. side to side; 5 cm. from top of crown to lowest point of brim.

Creation Information

Maynor Hats 1930/1939.

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

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Description

Skimmer hat of straw and silk. The skimmer, or boater style hat has a low woven straw crown with flat top. Around the crown is a matching woven straw ribbon edged in brown silk, with a bow at back. The wide, flat brim is of woven straw, covered with brown silk matching the trimming of the band on the crown. The silk covering is quilted in a pattern of concentric bands with running wavy lines. The crown and underside of the brim are unlined, with a black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband at base of crown. Extending from the inner hatband are two panels of brown silk, forming a chin-strap with black cord knot fastener. A small "F" is stitched to inner hatband to indicate the front of the hat.

Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Paris / Maynor Hats / New York".

Physical Description

Measurements: 37 cm. front to back; 37 cm. side to side; 5 cm. from top of crown to lowest point of brim.

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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

  • 1930/1939

Start & End Dates

  • 1930 - 1939

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 19, 2011, 4:51 p.m.

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Maynor Hats. Skimmer, physical object, 1930/1939; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39165/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.