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Women's riding hat

2006.44.1342.4 (RS12264)

Description

Camel colored women's riding hat made of a heavy canvas. It has a wide circular brim that is slightly rolled up on the sides. The brim has many lines of stitching adorning it. The hat has a medium height flat-topped crown with the sides of the crown rising slightly higher than the top. The inside of the hat has a leather strip of trim attached where the brim and the crown meet. The interior of the crown is made from a heavy black material. There is a thin black elastic strap attached to the leather trim with stitching to form a chin strap.

Details

Maker
Wm. H. Hoegee Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
"Wm H. Hoegee Co. / MANUFACTURERS / LOS ANGELES"
"7 1/8" (Red and white sticker)
Location of origin
Los Angeles, California
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
California (United States)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Descriptive terms
Hat
hats
Dimensions
3 3/16 (H), 14 13/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1342.4
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191088

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