Peggy Hoyt Salon, New York City, 1925-1935

Summary

Fashion designer Peggy Hoyt established Peggy Hoyt, Inc. in New York City in 1915. As her business grew, Hoyt took over the Philip Rhinelander mansion on East 55th Street. The mansion, with more than 27,000 square feet, a marble hall and carved stairway, became a highly regarded fashion center. Hoyt dressed a small but exclusive clientele at this stately salon for nearly 20 years.

Fashion designer Peggy Hoyt established Peggy Hoyt, Inc. in New York City in 1915. As her business grew, Hoyt took over the Philip Rhinelander mansion on East 55th Street. The mansion, with more than 27,000 square feet, a marble hall and carved stairway, became a highly regarded fashion center. Hoyt dressed a small but exclusive clientele at this stately salon for nearly 20 years.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1925-1935

Collection Title

Peggy Hoyt Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2010.90.8.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Colleen Cruise Reynolds.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.125 in

Width: 10 in

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