Skimmer Metadata

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  • Main Title Skimmer


  • Manufacturer: Maynor Hats
    Creator Type: Organization


  • Donor: Jewish Council of Women
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Creation: 1930/1939


  • No Language


  • Content 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.


  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Hats (Headgear)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Straw Work
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories - Hats

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Start Date: 1930
  • End Date: 1939
  • Place Name: France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City


  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1975.002.145
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39165