Spanish sailor hat

American
1962–65
Designed by Adolfo Sardiña, known as Adolfo (American (born in Cuba in 1933))


Object Place: New York, USA

Dimensions

54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.499

Medium or Technique

Wool velour

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black wool velour. Flat crown and wide straight brim. Grosgrain ribbon hatband decorated with jet studs, ends depend over brim at back. Grosgrain ribbon headband, elastic strap. Marked “Riviera, Finest Quality Velour, Body Made in Italy”; labeled “Adolfo Realites, New York, Paris.” Worn by the donor.

Provenance

Designed by Adolf Sardinia (1933- ) active 1962-

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Townsend

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.