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Chapeau Brevete

Description

Brown fur felt; black grosgrain ribbon (5/8" w); underside of brim is green wool; black leather band w/ purple silk lining.

Details

Maker
Laville Petit & Crespin (Maker)
Date
1860-1879
Inscriptions
On lining: 1. Label: ""DEUX MEDAILLES de 1ere CLASSE"" (above wreathed medallion - medallion made up of small shields w/ following:) ""EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1855"" ""CHAPEAU BREVETE - Laville Petite & Crespin, PARIS"" 2. Below label 1: ""AARON NOURSE/ 54 Washington St/ Salem, Mass."" 3. Paper label: ""HENRY FOWLER/ Danvers, Mass""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
felt (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Felt
felt (textile)
Hand Stitched
HAT, TOP
headgear
Men's clothing
silk (textile)
stitching
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1988.210
GUSN
43136

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