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Tophat Box

Description

Tan leather; shape of top hat; cover has leather handle & strap across top & attaching to box w/ brass closure; 3 brass "feet"; chintz lining in black & cream; floral bunches w/ picotage ground.

Details

Maker
Laville Petit & Crespin (Maker)
Date
1855-1870
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
brass (alloy)
chintz
leather
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bouquet
Box, Accessory
Brass
brass (alloy)
chintz
Chintz
floral patterns
Hatbox
hatboxes
leather
Men's personal gear
Molded
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1939.564BC
GUSN
40351

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