Hatbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-12247

Description

Round leather case with embossed lozenges forming a circular motif on the front, leather straps, handle and brass clasp. The interior has a satin lining for the hat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hatboxes
accessories
brass (alloy)
leather
satin
Leather
Satin
Brass
HATBOX

Inscription

The leather band has intitials reading: JRM. A label reads: Extra Quality/Trade Mark/Dunlap & Co, NY/Reg US PAT Office;/Jackson & Co, 161 Tremont St. Boston, MA. There is also an applied gold ""M"".

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Dunlap & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1533B

Places

New York state (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)