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Riding Hat

Description

Small top hat; black silk; brim, turned up at sides, is lined with black velvet; trimmed with large black grosgrain ribbon rosette, and black net with fringed streamers at center back; braided chin strap with button; lined with black silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870s
Inscriptions
Printed paper label on lining indicating size: ""6 1/2"".
Material
handmade
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
Handmade
handmade
HAT
hats
headgear
Net
net (textile)
riding habits
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1306AB
GUSN
38210

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