Pillbox Hat

Description

Pillbox hat of black velvet. The cylindrical hat has a flattened crown with four clusters of 5 beaded spheres each along the top edge. The bottom edge of the crown is gently scalloped, and edged with small tubular beads. The crown is lined with black satin, and has an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon along the inside lower edge. Attached to the inner hatband on one side is single plastic comb (mate missing) to help secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago"; hand-written tag sewn in: "582"

Physical Description

Measurements: 18 cm. front to back; 17.8 cm. side to side; 6.5 cm. high at highest point.

Creation Information

Green-Field, Benjamin B. 1955.

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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  • Main Title: Pillbox Hat
  • Added Title: Pill Box Hat

Description

Pillbox hat of black velvet. The cylindrical hat has a flattened crown with four clusters of 5 beaded spheres each along the top edge. The bottom edge of the crown is gently scalloped, and edged with small tubular beads. The crown is lined with black satin, and has an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon along the inside lower edge. Attached to the inner hatband on one side is single plastic comb (mate missing) to help secure hat to wearer's head.

Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago"; hand-written tag sewn in: "582"

Physical Description

Measurements: 18 cm. front to back; 17.8 cm. side to side; 6.5 cm. high at highest point.

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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

  • 1955

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  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

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  • Sept. 16, 2011, 8:26 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Green-Field, Benjamin B. Pillbox Hat, physical object, 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39210/: accessed February 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.