Image ID
ICHi-064680
Headline
Wool felt hats by Charles James
Date Created
circa 1928
Creator
James, Charles, 1906-1978
Creator Role
designer
Artwork/Object Depicted
hats; costume
Copyright Notice
© 2014 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-064680
Inventory Number
1980.261.6; 1980.261.7
Storage Location
Cost
Acquisition Source
Gift of Mrs. Helene Pauling Donnelly
Max Pixels - Height
2704
Max Pixels - Width
4064
KEYWORDS
1980.261.6
1980.261.7
hat
Donnelley, Helen Pauling
fashion
hats
James, Charles, 1906-1978
costume
color
wool felt hats by charles james

Two hats made of wool felt, designed by Charles James for Mrs. Helen Pauling Donnelly, circa 1928. Handwritten label on the inside of the hats reads: Mme. de Launay. Mrs. Donnelly was one of James's first clients and became aware of his talents through her friend, James's mother, Louise Brega James.

Two hats made of wool felt, designed by Charles James for Mrs. Helen Pauling Donnelly, circa 1928. Handwritten label on the inside of the hats reads: Mme. de Launay. Mrs. Donnelly was one of James's first clients and became aware of his talents through her friend, James's mother, Louise Brega James.

8/16/2011