Pillbox Hat

Description

Pillbox hat of yellow chiffon. The stiffened cylindrical crown is slightly domed, and covered with pleated yellow chiffon. On the top of the crown, the pleats run front-to-back, and on the sides the pleats run horizontally around the crown. The interior of the crown is lined in yellow faille, and has an inner hatband at the base of wide yellow grosgrain ribbon. Attached to the inner grosgrain band at either side is a small plastic comb to secure hat to wearer's head. There are no labels in the hat.

Physical Description

Measurements: 17 cm. front to back; 16.5 cm. side to side; 7 cm. high at highest point.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1950/1959.

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 42 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 yellow chiffon. The stiffened cylindrical crown is slightly domed, and covered with pleated yellow chiffon. On the top of the crown, the pleats run front-to-back, and on the sides the pleats run horizontally around the crown. The interior of the crown is lined in yellow faille, and has an inner hatband at the base of wide yellow grosgrain ribbon. Attached to the inner grosgrain band at either side is a small plastic comb to secure hat to wearer's head.

There are no labels in the hat.

Physical Description

Measurements: 17 cm. front to back; 16.5 cm. side to side; 7 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

  • 1950/1959

Start & End Dates

  • 1950 - 1959

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 25, 2011, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 19, 2011, 5:08 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Pillbox Hat, physical object, 1950/1959; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39241/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.