Headpiece

Description

Headpiece of moderately muted red orange velour. The covered wire bandeau is designed to be worn over head, encircling ears, and has about thirty velour loops accented with eight randomly tied dangling pendants. Each pendant consists of three silver-colored globular beads and three silver oval beads and one larger white opaque globular glass bead at the end of each pendant. Donor stated that the piece had been worn by the Russian ballet dancer, Anna Pavlova.

Physical Description

Measurements: 9 cm. from front to back; 27 cm. wide from side to side; 23 cm. from top of crown to lowest loop.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1920.

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

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Creator

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Donor

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UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The UNT College of Visual Arts + Design (CVAD) seeks to engage UNT's diverse student population with issues of artistic heritage, stimulate students' imagination and involvement with the world, foster their critical and analytical thinking, and inspire their creativity through educational opportunities in art education, art history, design, and studio arts, all supported by a vital program of creative research.

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Description

Headpiece of moderately muted red orange velour. The covered wire bandeau is designed to be worn over head, encircling ears, and has about thirty velour loops accented with eight randomly tied dangling pendants. Each pendant consists of three silver-colored globular beads and three silver oval beads and one larger white opaque globular glass bead at the end of each pendant.

Donor stated that the piece had been worn by the Russian ballet dancer, Anna Pavlova.

Physical Description

Measurements: 9 cm. from front to back; 27 cm. wide from side to side; 23 cm. from top of crown to lowest loop.

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Collections

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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

  • 1920

Coverage Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 7, 2012, 12:40 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Headpiece, physical object, 1920; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39192/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.