Breton Hat

Description

Breton hat of blue fur felt. The domed crown is encircled by a wide band of blue grosgrain ribbon with large bow at back. The wide brim curves up and out around the crown, and is lined in the same fur. The crown is unlined, with a blue grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Body manufacturer's stamp inside crown: "Imported Body / Milady / Made in the United Kingdom" Retailer's label inside: "Neiman-Marcus"

Creation Information

Milady [1955..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 48 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Manufacturer

  • Milady Milady (United Kingdom) (active 1930s-1960s?) Maker of felt hat bodies, which were imported to United States to be embellished and sold by hat makers.

Donors

Retailer

  • Neiman-Marcus Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)

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Description

Breton hat of blue fur felt. The domed crown is encircled by a wide band of blue grosgrain ribbon with large bow at back. The wide brim curves up and out around the crown, and is lined in the same fur. The crown is unlined, with a blue grosgrain ribbon inner hatband.

Body manufacturer's stamp inside crown: "Imported Body / Milady / Made in the United Kingdom"
Retailer's label inside: "Neiman-Marcus"

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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..1959]

Start & End Dates

  • 1955 - 1959

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 26, 2014, 9:40 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 30, 2015, 3:12 a.m.

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Past 30 days: 9
Total Uses: 48

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Milady. Breton Hat, physical object, [1955..1959]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc402572/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.