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Description

Brown sides w/ black top & underside of brim; fur felt w/ narrow black grosgrain ribbon at base of crown & edges of brim; brown leather & white paper lining.

Details

Maker
Dutour A Paris (Maker)
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
Gold stamp on lining of crown: medallion w/ ""Dutour a Paris"" w/ scrolled border & crossed garland below. Label on cover of hatbox: ""FROM/ S.B. WHEELER,/ DEALER IN/ HATS, CAPS, GLOVES, STOCKS,/ UMBRELLAS, BUFFALO ROBES, etc, etc,/ NOs. 7 & 8 United States Hotel,/ LINCOLN STREET/ BOSTON""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
leather
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
HAT, TOP
headgear
leather
Leather
Men's clothing
silk (textile)
stitching
top hats
Dimensions
7 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.4A
Credit Line
Gift of W. W. Taylor
GUSN
13247

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