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Description

Black felt hat (1) with wide black grosgrain ribbon with bow at side; black leather sweat band; cream lining with plastic top lining. Hat is inside original box with lid (2).

Details

Maker
Mallory Fifth Avenue (Retailer)
Date
1930-1940
Inscriptions
labels on hat and box: Box: coat of arms with lion on black shield; box is printed with ""Mallory"" on all sides of box and lid. Hat: ""Mallory Fifth Avenue;"" ""Mallory Fifth Avenue Premier Quality"" ""CWB"" (owner's initials); coat of arms - 2 lions holding shield with ""System"" printed on shield and ""The Beese-Rolfe Store, Lynn, Mass.""
Location of origin
NY, USA; New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Used At The Besse-Rolfe Store.
Material
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York City (New York state)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fedora
fedoras
Hand Stitched
headgear
machine-made
Men's clothing
stitching
wool (textile)
People and organizations
The Besse-Rolfe Store
Dimensions
7 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.106.1-.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Cile Burbidge
GUSN
13265

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