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Cocked hat

Description

Cocked black tri-corner hat (a) of fuzzy wool with edges trimmed with black ribbon and a black rosette at the peak. Gilt piece of strapwork with star with "MONSTRAT VIVM 1741" (b). Woven chin strap (c) and metal button (d). Stored in original blue hatbox see 1922.716.2ab = hat box (blue - bicorne shape) Also enclosed in box with hat: one gilt button with "JUU" (?) on face; and "ROBINSON'S EXTRA" on back. One silver braid attached to red wool.

Details

Maker
Rhoades, S. & A. H. (Milliner)
Date
1835-1860
Inscriptions
Label in lining: RHOADES - CORNER OF WASHINGTON & COURT STREET (RHOADES is enclosed in an elaborate medallion; address is part of a sash located below the medallion.)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
beaver (animal)
leather
skin (collagenous material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
beaver (animal)
cocked hats
Hand Stitched
Hat
Hat, Cocked
headgear
leather
Leather
Men's clothing
Military
skin (collagenous material)
stitching
Accession Number
1922.716.1A-D
GUSN
29594
Related Items
Title HATBOX Accession number 1922.716B Notes 1922.716 B HATBOX Relationship Used togethe

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