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HAT, TOP

Description

Top hat; black, silk velvet; black grosgrain ribbon on edges of brim only; underside of brim is black; brim has narrow roll; cream silk and paper lining; leather sweat band missing.

Details

Maker
Lincoln Bennett & Co. (Maker)
Date
1879
Inscriptions
Printed on silk lining: ""EXTRA QUALITY"" above a lion and a unicorn which hold a banner with ""DIEU ET DROIT"" with a medallion below which says: ""LINCOLN BENNETT & CO - Sackville Street, PICCADILLY.""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
molding (forming)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
evening dresses (garments)
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
HAT, TOP
headgear
Men's clothing
Molded
molding (forming)
silk (textile)
stitching
top hats
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
6.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.341
GUSN
39014

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