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Women's hat

2006.44.1382 (RS12509)

Description

Women's black velvet tri-corn hat. The hat has a rounded crown and soft brim that is attached on both sides and in the back giving it the tri corn style. On the left side there is a decorative element made from black cording. There is a silver dollar sized circle that is open with velvet in the center and made of cording surrounded by long loops of black cords that form a fringe to the circle. On the underside of the hat, the brim is soft velvet, while the inside of the crown has the underside of the velvet. At the inside intersection of the crown and brim, there is a seam and along the inner edge there is a black band of fabric to help hold the hats circular shape on the inside.

Details

Maker
Lamson and Hubbard Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1940
Inscriptions
"BOSTON / Lamson and Hubbard / NEW YORK" (light peach tag and olive green stitching )
"Registered Model / 22 1/2 / by a member of Millinery Creators Guild" (light peach tag with a stylized representation of a woman's head and neck written in pink stitching)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hat
hats
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
3 9/16 (H), 11 1/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1382
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191374

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