Object ID
1999.9.3
Object Name
Hat
Object Collection
Date Created
1950s, 1950 – 1979
Material
brocade
Object Entities
Vranas, Bill (collected by)
Mitchell, Helen (created by)
Mitchell, Helen (owned by)
Vranas, Bill (is related to)
Vranas, Peggy (is related to)
Mitchell, Hellen (is related to)
Object Description
Lady's off-white brocade turban with embroidered satin stitch design. There is a small off white felt bow. Attached in the middle of the bow is a silver and cz ball. There is a beige strip of fabric where the hat rested on the head. The inside is the same off white satin fabric. There is a large white label that says Mr. John Jr.
Origin
Donated by Bill and Peggy Vranas. The hat was worn by Helen Stamas Mitchell (Peggy's mother) circa 1950-1970. The hat was made by Mr. John who was a famous hat designer circa 1940-1970, most fame was 1940-1950. His hats were worn and sought after by hollywood celebrities and women in the higher societies.
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Citation
Hat, 1950s, 1950 – 1979, Helen Stamas Mitchell Hat Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5964. Accessed 10/27/21.