Cocktail Hat Metadata

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  • Main Title Cocktail Hat


  • Designer: Stone, Irene
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Donor: Knott, Robert
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Manufacturer: Irene of New York
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Retailer: Neiman-Marcus Salon
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)


  • Creation: 1950


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Hat of beaded, printed silk. The cocktail hat is of silk printed in an abstract foliage design in greens, reds, purples, yellows, white, and brown. It is heavily beaded, with small pale green square beads, oblong dark green beads, oblong and circular white beads, and tan flat sequins. All beads appear to be wooden. The crown is formed as an irregular dome, and has no brim. The hat is lined in gold cloth, and has two small plastic combs attached to either side of the inside of the crown to help secure the hat to the wearer's head. Designer's label sewn inside crown: "Irene of New York". Retailer's label sewn inside crown: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon"


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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Coverage Date: 1950
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas


  • 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: 1975.004.059
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39177