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Pastel green veiled cocktail hat made by Vanilla Beane

Catalog Data

Created by:
Vanilla Beane, American, 1919 - 2022  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, sequins, and elastic
Dimensions:
8 1/2 × 9 × 10 in. (21.6 × 22.9 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1969
Description:
Light pastel green veiled cap made by Vanilla Beane. The body of the hat is constructed of a solid form around which light green cotton fabric has been wrapped in and overlapping design. This fabric has a number of small gray cylindrical glass beads sewn onto it. Overtop of this form is a pastel green netting, which is gathered at the PR back of the hat. At the gathering point is a three layered tight green mesh bow decorated with several mirrored circular sequins. The interior of the cap is lined with the same fabric as the exterior and the crown has a band of green cloth sewn around it. There is a white elastic strap affixed to either side of the interior of the cap.
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vanilla Beane
Object number:
2013.141.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© Vanilla Beane
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd597971d56-316e-4b5e-9dbb-bfaae982e92b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.141.4