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Top Hat

Description

Top hat, black beaver with curled brim. Black grosgrain ribbon hatband with bow and black grosgrain ribbon trim around brim edge. Interior lined with white silk, leather sweatband at base.

Details

Maker
Collins & Fairbanks Co. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"COLLINS & FAIRBANKS/381 WASHINGTON ST/OPP FRANKLIN/BOSTON/REGISTERED." (Top hat pictured atop a globe. Text printed in crossed ribbons underneath.)
"Mr. Stephen Willard Phillips" (Printed script)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
beavers (top hats)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
beavers (top hats)
Hat, Top
silk (textile)
top hats
Dimensions
6 3/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3543
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
243266

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