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Red and Gold Cleopatra Hat

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Identifier

VC2020002

Title

Red and Gold Cleopatra Hat

Description

This is a red and gold Cleopatra-style hat. The outside is made of a red and gold metallic fabric. This fabric is quilted in bands around the hat. When worn, the front sits high on the forehead with no brim while the back dips low to rest on the neck. The lining is black satin. The whole hat has been machine sewn. The sweatband is made of a dark brown grosgrain ribbon. This piece was made by Eric Javits Inc. in New York.

Creator

Eric Javits Inc.

Date

1990s

Subject

Clothing and Dress

Extent

Center Front Height: 5.5", Center Back Height: 8.25", Circumference: 21.5"

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

New York

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2020002

Cataloguer with Date

Alexandra Figler 2020-02-4
Mahalia Hunter 2020-02-04

Color Main

red
gold

Color Secondary

black

Technique

quilting
machine sewing

A

Hat

Structure Lining

Full black satin lining

Dimensions CF Length

5.5"

Dimensions CB Length

8.25"

Dimensions Other

Circumference: 21.5"

Dimensions All

5.5" (center front height), 8.25" (center back height), 21.5" (circumference)

Label

Eric Javits New York. Center back of sweatband.

Donor

Eric Javits Inc. on behalf of Douglas Parky Lee '94

Classification

costume

Category

Hats

Function

outerwear

Socio-Economic Class

upper class

Condition Term

excellent

Condition

This hat is in excellent condition.

Storage Location

A14

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Donation Date

2020-01-17

Donor Class Year

1994

Work Type

hat
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