Hat Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Hat

Creator

  • Manufacturer: Alfreda Hats (New York, New York)
    Creator Type: Organization

Contributor

  • Retailer: Walker-Marr (Dallas, Texas)
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Former owner: Corrigan, Mrs. Leo F.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Donor: Jordan, Mrs. Edwin B.
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1955

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Hat of beige straw. The low, slightly domed crown is of woven medium beige straw. Around the crown is wrapped a wide horizontally pleated/ruched band of cream organza, secured at one side with a large "pin" wrapped in yellow material. From the pin hang two circular metal charms, each with rhinestone border and each with a relief depicting a woman in wide, standing, lace collar. The moderate width brim is of the same woven straw, set slightly off-center so that there is more brim at front and sides than at back. The brim is turned up on all sides. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of golden yellow velvet inside the base of the crown. Manufacturer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Paris / Alfreda / Inc. / New York"; Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Walker-Marr / Dallas" This hat belonged to Mrs. Leo F. Corrigan, the mother of Mrs. Edwin B. Jordan, the donor of this piece.

Subject

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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1955
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

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

Rights

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

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1988.005.007
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39233

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