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Description

Black wool pillbox; large navy blue velvet button & velvet band; brown cloth sweatband; crown lined w/ blue paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Printed label in paper lining: [scene of 2 beavers building dam w/ mountains in background] ""Q & L"" [on piece of hood]; [beneath beavers are 2 pairs of coins w/ images of Empress Eugenie & Emperor Napoleon III - on left:] ""PRIZE MEDAL/ 1851"" [on right:] ""CLASSE/ 1855""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
felt (textile)
molding (forming)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
exhibitions (events)
Expositions
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
Felt
felt (textile)
HAT
hats
headgear
Molded
molding (forming)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7170
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13582

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