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Hat

Description

A black man's hat, with a wool band, and a grosgrain ribbon around the rim. It has an interior leather band.

Details

Maker
Dunlap & Co. (Maker)
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
The leather band has intitials reading: JRM. A label reads: Extra Quality/Trade Mark/Dunlap & Co, NY/Reg US PAT Office;/Jackson & Co, 161 Tremont St. Boston, MA. There is also an applied gold ""M"".
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
cloth
felt (textile)
hair
leather
ribbon (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
cloth
Felt
Grosgrain
Hair
HAT
hats
headgear
Leather
leather
Possibly felt (textile)
Possibly hair
Ribbon
ribbon (material)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6.5 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1533A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12246

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