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Straw Boater

1932.2283 (RS276442)

Description

Golden straw boater; stiff; with wide, black grosgrain band (2-3/8" wide); leather band; net and paper lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1932
Inscriptions
Paper lining is printed with: ""EXTRA QUALITY"" with trademark of an oval with globe and top hat; ""COLLINS & FAIRBANKS CO./383 WASHINGTON STREET BOSTON/MADE IN ENGLAND."" (This is embossed on the leather band.) Also: ""REAL ROAN"" is stamped on the leather band. Label: 7 (size)
Location of origin
England
Material
leather
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOATER
boaters
headgear
leather
Leather
leisure
Leisure
Men's clothing
straw (plant material)
Dimensions
3.375 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2283
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
35228

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