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Top Hat

1977.716.2 (RS117038)

Description

Men's opera hat; cylindrical beaver fur body with flat circular brim; patterned grosgrain ribbon band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
beavers (top hats)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
beavers (top hats)
Hat
Hat, Top
hats
headgear
silk (textile)
Dimensions
8 1/8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.716.2
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4481

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