Hat

Description

Hat of brown felt. The low, slightly domed crown is almost hidden by the upturned brim. At front facing of brim is large flat brown grosgrain ribbon bow. Around the base of the crown is affixed brown net veiling. The hat is unlined, with inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband. Combined designer's/retailer's label inside: "Leslie James / Designed for Sakowitz / Houston" Manufacturer's style stamp inside crown: "Midi / Imported Velour Body / Made in France"

Creation Information

James, Leslie 1949.

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. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • James, Leslie James, Leslie (b. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, ca. 1915?, moved to California ca.1930, made hats for movies, started label in 1935 or 1937, active until 1980?)

Donor

Retailer

  • Sakowitz Sakowitz (Houston, Texas) (est. 1902 in Galveston, Texas, USA, by Tobias & Simon Sakowitz, moved to Houston, Texas, in 1910, last store closed 1990)

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Description

Hat of brown felt. The low, slightly domed crown is almost hidden by the upturned brim. At front facing of brim is large flat brown grosgrain ribbon bow. Around the base of the crown is affixed brown net veiling. The hat is unlined, with inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband.

Combined designer's/retailer's label inside: "Leslie James / Designed for Sakowitz / Houston"
Manufacturer's style stamp inside crown: "Midi / Imported Velour Body / Made in France"

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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

  • 1949

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 26, 2014, 9:40 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 10, 2016, 6:13 p.m.

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James, Leslie. Hat, physical object, 1949; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc402554/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.