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Description

Black wool; bicorne; round medallion w/ pointed & pleated black ribbon w/ gold ribbon enclosing inscription; gold braid chin strap; gilt buttons w/ eagle; purple sweat band; paper lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Crown of hat. 1. Metal letters & numbers in ribboned medallion: ""AHA/1638"" 2. Embossed on lining: ""BENT & BUSH/ COR. COURT & WASHINGTON STS./ BOSTON""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
handmade
molding (forming)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
Handmade
handmade
HAT
hats
headgear
Men's clothing
Military
Molded
molding (forming)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1969.7171
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13583

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