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Top hat

Description

Top hat; black silk with black gros grain ribbon with buckle (3/4" w) at the crown and edge of brim; underside of brim is green/black; black leather sweatband; brown silk lining.

Details

Maker
Laville Petit & Crespin (Milliner)
Jackson & Co. (Retailer)
Date
1855-1875
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on lining: ""DEUX MEDAILLES de 1ere CLASSE/EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1855/CHAPEAU BREVETE/La ville Petit & Crespin/PARIS."" ""JACKSON & CO./59 TREMONT ST. BOSTON.""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
leather
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
Hat
Hat, Top
headgear
leather
Leather
machine-made
Men's clothing
silk (textile)
stitching
top hats
Dimensions
6.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.564A
GUSN
148

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