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Silk Top Hat Polishing Pad

Description

Red polishing pad or pillow for a man's silk top hat. Usually accompanying a hat brush and case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"EXTRA QUALITY / Collins & Fairbanks / 383 Washington Street / Opp. Franklin / Boston / Registered" (Printed on front of pillow in white with globe with top hat on it and the words "Trade Mark")
Material
cloth
Object type
Personal Gear; Clothing Care Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Brush, Clothes
Brush, Garment
Brush, Hat
burnishing (polishing)
cloth
Accession Number
1990.1457
Credit Line
Estate of Susan Norton
GUSN
311996

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