Cocked hat and hatbox
Cocked (tricorn) hat of black silk [.1] with attached red, white, and blue ribbon and brass medallion. Cocked hatbox bottom [.2] of brown cardboard covered in sea-green paper with a fabric band of darker green on base. Interior lined with tan paper. Series of nails and black metal handle support a wooden piece on the interior. Twill cord attached above handle. (top missing).
John Mayell Hat Manufacturer (Manufacturer)
"John Mayell / 377 / South Market St. / Albany" (printed)
Labeled "Jany 1846 L. Pruyn Albany 1846" (handwritten pen script) (handwritten)
Inscription on medallion: "Honny Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" (impressed)
- Associated Building
- Original To Beauport (Gloucester, Mass.).
- Object type
- Clothing; Headwear
- Descriptive terms
- 6 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann