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Coachman's Hat in Hatbox

Description

Black silk coachman's hat with black gros grain ribbon. Plastic (?) cocade attached. Brim flips up at sides. Lined with brown moire striped silk.

Details

Maker
A.J. White - Hat & Cap Maker (Maker)
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
1) Printed label on lining: ""Extra quality/Collins & Fairbanks 381 Washington St/Opposite Franklin/Boston/Registered"" (with Trademark of a top hat on top of a globe.) 2) Handwritten on box: ""Coachman/Best Silk Hat with Cocade (also 1 other cocade)."" 3) Mailing label on box cover: ""From - COLLINS & FAIRBANKS CO./Hats and Furs/381 WASHINGTON STREET, BOSTON/M. E.H. Eldredge/44 Chestnut Street/Time____/____ Express____ Station."" Hat located in box is labeled: ""Collins & Fairbanks, Boston. Agents for/A.J. WHITE HAT & CAP MAKER,/74 JERMYN STREET, LONDON,/(six doors from St. James's Street.)/ENGLAND.""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
moiré
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Domesticity
Edwardian
Hat
hatboxes
hats
headgear
home (concept)
Men's clothing
moiré
silk (textile)
Silk Moire
Stripe
stripes
Dimensions
5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.356A-C
GUSN
54644

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