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Riding Hat

Description

Top hat; black silk; trimmed with black lace with streamer at back; lace is black chantilly veil; plush surface; brim edged with black grosgrain ribbon, and lined with green wool; crown lined with cream silk, and moire'; blue silk quilted sweatband.

Details

Maker
A.N. Cook & Co. (Maker)
Date
1870s
Inscriptions
Printed on lining: ""A. N. COOK & CO. / BOSTON. / 215 & 217 WASHINGTON ST.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
HAT
hats
headgear
machine-made
riding habits
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1934.2466
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones
GUSN
37274

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