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Pillbox Hat

Description: Hat of black straw. Styled as a pillbox, the low crown is cylindrical with a flattened top. The crown sits within a second "layer" of crown, which curves under and forms an inner ring which sits on the head, leaving the outer edge of the crown somewhat cantilevered. At the front of the hat, between the outer and inner edges of the crown, is a bow of the same black straw. The hat is lined in black fabric, with an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon at inside base of inner crown. A small white bow is affixed to the inner hatband to indicate the front of the hat. Designer's label sewn inside crown: "Lilly / Daché / Paris New York / Young Modes"
Date: 1959
Creator: Daché, Lilly

Pillbox Hat

Description: Pillbox hat of royal blue velvet. The low, cylindrical crown has a flattened top with a self-covered domed button at top center, and one large horizontal "tuck" around the side forming two sections. The whole is overlaid with a navy blue net veil. Lined in black, with a black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Maker's label inside: "Arlington / Hats / Dallas"
Date: 1959
Creator: Arlington Hats

Pumps

Description: Pumps of deep brown alligator leather. The shoes are designed with pointed toes, rounded at tips. The high, modified French heels taper from top to bottom, flaring slightly at base. Designer's stamp in both shoes: "Design par / Evins ... à Paris" Handwritten maker's notation in each: "FR 131A / 7AA" Handwritten notation: "#41821"
Date: 1959
Creator: Evins, David

Sleepers II

Description: Painting of seven white, light peach and blue figures.
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Date: 1959~
Creator: Tooker, George

[Acropolis]

Description: Photograph of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. In the right foreground, a group of people sits beside a row of columns. Another row of columns is visible in the center background.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Acropolis]

Description: Photograph of the Arcopolis in Athens, Greece. Trees and shrubs fill the foreground leading up to a stone hill. Numerous columned structures are visible on the hillside. A hill is visible in the far right background.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gough, Ray

April

Description: The concentric blues, green, and yellow are centered on the square canvas around a small white circle.
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Date: 1960
Creator: Noland, Kenneth

Ball Gown

Description: Ball gown of pink silk taffeta. The off-the-shoulder design has several layers of cream colored Chantilly lace around the neckline/shoulder edge. The dress itself is of bright fuchsia pink silk taffeta with ties over each arm. The bodice is seamed and fitted, with a left side seam zipper. The attached matching taffeta skirt is gathered and draped horizontally, and has several layers of Chantilly lace at hem. The skirt has three hoops under the lining.
Date: 1960
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972

Basket of Eggs

Description: A wicker basket with a red ribbon tied to the handle holds three eggs and a small white feather nestled on top of a piece of white fabric. The basket rests on a brick surface.
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Date: 1960
Creator: Cadiou, Henri

Beta Lambda

Description: The abstract painting is composed of wavy, diagonal lines in hues of green, red, blue, yellow, orange, gold, black, brown and purple painted on canvas.
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Date: 1960
Creator: Louis, Morris, 1912-1962

Breton Hat

Description: Hat in modified breton style of pale grey straw with light blue pleated fabric around high crown. Cream colored veil covers entire hat. Unlined. Designer's label on inside headband: "Miss Eileen"
Date: 1960
Creator: Miss Eileen

Breton Hat

Description: Breton hat of light turquoise/jade green fur felt. The high crown has a shallow domed top, and is encircled by the wide brim, which curves up vertically around the crown. The brim is lined/faced with the same fur felt. The hat is unlined, with matching green grosgrain ribbon inner hatband, and is accompanied by a hat pin, the head of which is covered in the same fur felt. Designer's label: "Balenciaga / 10, Avenue George V. Paris"
Date: 1960/1968
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristóbal

Breton Hat

Description: Breton hat of light tan woven Baku straw. The high, cylindrical crown is slightly domed at top, and is encircled at the base by an off-white band of folded organza. The crown is surrounded by the wide upturned brim, which extends out and then turns up to vertical, forming a "wall" around the crown. Te side of the brim facing the crown is faced with a band of the same woven straw. The hat is unlined, with an off-white inner grosgrain ribbon hatband.
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristóbal

Breton Hat

Description: Breton hat of coiled braided golden brown rough straw. The high, domed crown is encircled by the brim, which extends out slightly and then turns up vertically. The hat is unlined, with inner off-white grosgrain ribbon hatband. No labels.
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristóbal

Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte style hat in cut out triangular shape of white leather with white glass beaded edges on leather strips. Bow of same on center front top. Bow at center back of white glass beads. Navy veil. Two small combs, one attached on each side. Designer's label on inside band: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago"
Date: 1960
Creator: Green-Field, Benjamin B. (b. Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1898 - d. Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1988)

Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte style hat of white simulated alligator in free form with 3 bows of same. Hat and bows trimmed with white glass beads. Two brown combs attached to inside grosgrain hatband for securing hat to head. Navy veil interspersed with groups of 3 white glass beads matching those on hat. Designer's label: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago" Handwritten label attached to hatband: "82"
Date: 1960/1965
Creator: Green-Field, Benjamin B.

Cloche

Description: Cloche hat of medium brown coiled and plaited fibers. The high crown is crafted of spiraling band of plaited and coiled brown yarn(?)and incorporates looped sections, with iridescent flat ribbon wrapped around elements of the band. There is a horizontal "tuck" at back of hat, and a slight "visor" effect at front. The hat is unlined. Retailer's label sewn inside crown: "Made in France for / Neiman-Marcus". While in the style of a 1920's/1930's cloche, the materials, label, and construction date this piece to the 1960's.
Date: 1960/1969