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Top hat w/ case

1998.4776A-C (RS22652)

Description

Black beaver skin top hat in leather case; black ribbon around base of hat; brown leather case hat-shaped w/ flat round cover w/ handle on top and broken strap across center of top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Inscriptions
Printed inside hat: ""Bent & Bush/ Boston""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
beaver (animal)
leather
skin (collagenous material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaver
beaver (animal)
HAT, TOP
headgear
leather
Leather
skin (collagenous material)
top hats
People and organizations
Bent & Bush
Dimensions
6.5 x 10 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4776A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23819

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