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HELMET, PITH

1969.6168 (RS80978)

Description

Brown polished cotton; loosely twisted hatband with padded pleated panel; brim lined with faded green cotton and wool twill; braided straw sweat band covered with stiffened cotton; inside lined with rice paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
1) Printed label in red letters: ""PING KEE/ (Chinese characters)/HATMAKER/HONG KONG/ (Chinese characters)"" 2) Size stamped in red - ""7 3/8"" encircled with red. Located below paper label.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
rice paper (paper)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
headgear
HELMET, PITH
Recreation
recreation
rice paper (paper)
Sponewood
stitching
topees
travel
Travel
Unidentified Paper
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.6168
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12969

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