Hat Metadata

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  • Main Title Hat


  • Designer: Stone, Irene
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Irene of New York (Firm) (est. New York, New York, USA, early 1940's by Irene Stone)


  • Manufacturer: Irene of New York
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Irene of New York (Firm) (est. New York, New York, USA, early 1940's by Irene Stone)
  • Donor: Olmsted, Robert
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1955


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Hat of artificial flowers. The hat, styled as a modified calotte (also spelled "calot"), is formed of a low slightly domed crown extending at front and back of stiffened mesh completely covered with artificial flowers of pink and white silk and with green silk leaves and wired stems covered in green silk. The hat is unlined, the under layers of mesh visible. Inside the crown at the sides are two short sections of brown grosgrain ribbon with attached small plastic combs to help secure the hat to wearer's head. Sewn inside the crown is designer's label: "Irene of New York".


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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Coverage Date: 1955
  • 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: 1984.016.035
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39228