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Top hat

Description

Top hat; wool and fur; black grosgrain ribbon; black leather band lining with purple paper and moire paper lining. Stored in original box - tan box with string closure.

Details

Maker
Lincoln Bennett & Co. (Milliner)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped label, paper lining of top: Enclosed in medallion: ""LINCOLN BENNETT & CO. - Sackville Street * PICCADILLY"" with lion & horse above holding oval medallion with ""HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE"" (evil to him who evil thinks) and banner with ""DIEU ET DROIT"" (God & right). Also in pencil - ""A. Rasch""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
leather
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Hat
Hat, Top
headgear
leather
Leather
Men's clothing
silk (textile)
top hats
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
5.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.831A
GUSN
29624
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