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Catalog Number 1986.158.001
Description Beaded Paisley Toque, 1960s. Beaded paisley toque (women's hat) is made of red velvet with a paisley print in blue, green gold and white. Hat is covered in gold metal beads and pink, blue, green and red plastic beads throughout. Hat is lined with black taffeta. It has a flat top and straight sides. There is a small brim in the front and a velvet knot or bow made of the same paisley print at proper right side of brim.
Object Name Toque
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title Beaded Paisley Toque, 1960s
Date c. 1960
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "desi... Lora" (label on interior); "UNION MADE / UNITED HATTERS CAP & MILLINERY WKRS / INT UNION / ... / GH 096604 / IN U.S.A. 6" (tag on underside of label)
Provenance
Notes "noun \'tok\
Definition of TOQUE
1: a woman's small hat without a brim made in any of various soft close-fitting shapes"
[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toque]
Dimensions H-3 W-7 D-7 inches
Search Terms Hat
Hats
Women's Fashions
Women's Fashion Accessories
Women's Fashion
Subjects Hats