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Top Hat

Description

Top hat; brown; black gros grain ribbon (1" wide) at base of crown and around rolled brim; underside of brim is black twill; tan leather and silk and paper lining.

Details

Maker
White, Hat and Cap Manufacturer, A. J. (Manufacturer)
Collins & Fairbanks Co. (Retailer)
Date
1888
Inscriptions
Label printed on lining: ""COLLINS AND FAIRBANKS/ (SUCCESSORS TO D.P. ISLEY & CO.) 381 Washington Street/Boston/Agents for A.J. White HAT & CAP MANUFACTURER/74 JERMYN ST. LONDON/ FROM 19 REGENT ST.""
Location of origin
London, England; Boston, MA, USA
Material
leather
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
evening dresses (garments)
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
HAT, TOP
headgear
leather
Leather
Men's clothing
Molded
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
stitching
top hats
Unidentified Paper
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
6.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.344
GUSN
43208

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