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Boy's hat

1970.44A (RS80546)

Description

Boy's black leather hat with visor brim; two leather straps on either side that tie up to the top of the hat with a black ribbon (possibly a chin strap?).

Details

Maker
Barry, William (Hatter)
Date
ca. 1828
Inscriptions
"WILLIAM BARRY / MANUFACTURER OF SILK, CLOTH, HAIR, LINEN AND LEATHER CAPS / No. 94 Washington Street, Boston"
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
leather
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
boys
childhood
Hat
hats
leather
People and organizations
Doggett, Nathaniel Bradlee, 1818-
Accession Number
1970.44A
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Dorothy Q. Taylor
GUSN
241590

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