Metallic Straw Lantern Hat

Brief Item Record

Title: Metallic Straw Lantern Hat

Creator: Eric Javits Inc.

Date: 1990s

Description: This is a metallic straw lantern hat. The hat is made of tan straw accented with metallic thread in silver, gold, and black. The crown is flat and circular. The crown has been placed inside of the brim and machine sewn together. On the inside of the crown there is a brown grosgrain ribbon. This piece was made by Eric Javits Inc. in the 1990s.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2020005

Title

Metallic Straw Lantern Hat

Description

This is a metallic straw lantern hat. The hat is made of tan straw accented with metallic thread in silver, gold, and black. The crown is flat and circular. The crown has been placed inside of the brim and machine sewn together. On the inside of the crown there is a brown grosgrain ribbon. This piece was made by Eric Javits Inc. in the 1990s.

Date

1990s

Subject

Clothing and Dress

Extent

Crown: 19.5", outer brim: 41.5", inner circumference: 21"

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Alexandra Figler 2020-02-03
Elena Rey 2020-02-03

Color Main

Color Secondary

Measurements Other

Crown: 19.5"
Outer brim circumference: 41.5"
Inner circumference: 21"

All Measurements

19.5" (crown), 41.5" (outer brim circumference), 21" (inner circumference)

Label

Eric Javits Inc. New York. Inside of crown.

Donor

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

Date Earliest

1990s

Date Latest

1990s

Classification

costume

Category

Function

Public Information

This is a metallic straw lantern hat. The hat is made of tan straw accented with metallic thread in silver, gold, and black. The crown is flat and circular. The crown has been placed inside of the brim and machine sewn together. On the inside of the crown there is a brown grosgrain ribbon. This piece was made by Eric Javits Inc. in the 1990s.

Condition Term

excellent

Condition Description

This is in excellent condition. Never worn.

Storage Location

A16

Donation Date

2020-01-17

Work Type

Citation

Eric Javits Inc. , “Metallic Straw Lantern Hat,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 24, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/6291.