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Cocktail hat
  • Cocktail hat
    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, born 1895 - died 1972
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Cocktail hat

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, born 1895 - died 1972 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin and tassels on plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given anonymously

  • Museum number:

    T.356-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Small puffball headdress made in black silk satin, stiffened, and trimmed with a tassel of long bobbled cords. Attached to a plastic hair-comb.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Balenciaga, Cristóbal, born 1895 - died 1972 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin and tassels on plastic

Marks and inscriptions

'BALENCIAGA'
Label on underside of headdress

Descriptive line

Small puffball headdress made in silk satin, designed by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Paris, ca. 1960

Materials

Plastic; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Satin weave

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Hats & headwear; Evening wear; Formal wear; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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