Hatlet

Description

Hatlet of brown velvet. The open-crown hat is formed of a hollow square with down-turned sides and corners, covered in brown velvet and edged in tiny pearls. "Flying" around the hat are 8 golden stamped metal hummingbirds. One wing of each bird is hinged, allowing movement of the birds as the wearer moves their head. Over all is a brown net veil "capturing" the hummingbirds, with scattered gathers of 4 pearls. The underside is edged in brown grosgrain ribbon, and has two small plastic combs attached to secure hatlet to wearer's head. Sewn onto the inner ribbon is maker's label: ... continued below

Physical Description

Measurements: 14 x 15 cm. without net; 10 cm. from base of brim to highest tip of bird wing.

Creation Information

Green-Field, Benjamin B. 1960~.

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 20 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Hatlet of brown velvet. The open-crown hat is formed of a hollow square with down-turned sides and corners, covered in brown velvet and edged in tiny pearls. "Flying" around the hat are 8 golden stamped metal hummingbirds. One wing of each bird is hinged, allowing movement of the birds as the wearer moves their head. Over all is a brown net veil "capturing" the hummingbirds, with scattered gathers of 4 pearls. The underside is edged in brown grosgrain ribbon, and has two small plastic combs attached to secure hatlet to wearer's head.

Sewn onto the inner ribbon is maker's label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago".
Also sewn onto inner ribbon is hand-written label "917".

Physical Description

Measurements: 14 x 15 cm. without net; 10 cm. from base of brim to highest tip of bird wing.

Notes

Researching this hat discovered a photograph of Mr. Green-field and 4 ballet dancers, one of whom is wearing a similar style hat.

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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

  • 1960~

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 2, 2012, 10:15 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 27, 2014, 9:26 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Green-Field, Benjamin B. Hatlet, physical object, 1960~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87028/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.