HELMET, PITH

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-12969

Description

Brown polished cotton; loosely twisted hatband with padded pleated panel; brim lined with faded green cotton and wool twill; braided straw sweat band covered with stiffened cotton; inside lined with rice paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

topees
headgear
cotton (textile)
stitching
rice paper (paper)
wool (textile)
recreation
travel
Women's clothing
Sponewood
Cotton
Wool
Unidentified Paper
Hand Stitched
Travel
Recreation
HELMET, PITH

Inscription

1) Printed label in red letters: ""PING KEE/ (Chinese characters)/HATMAKER/HONG KONG/ (Chinese characters)"" 2) Size stamped in red - ""7 3/8"" encircled with red. Located below paper label.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6168