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Top hat

Description

Grey; molded; beige and cream grosgrain ribbon around base of crown and around lip of brim; lined with leather.

Details

Maker
Ryan's (Milliner)
Date
1900-1915
Inscriptions
1. ""EXTRA QUALITY-RYAN'S-42 Nth MAIN ST.-PROVIDENCE, RI."" This is stamped in gilt and is above a circular medallion with lion reclining below the circle, with garland. 2. Embossed on leather: ""QUALITY."" 3. Initials ""C S"" inside; one initial is missing.
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Material
felt (textile)
leather
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Felt
felt (textile)
HAT, TOP
headgear
leather
Leather
Men's clothing
mourning
Mourning
top hats
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.103A
GUSN
193

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