Top Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-13247

Description

Brown sides w/ black top & underside of brim; fur felt w/ narrow black grosgrain ribbon at base of crown & edges of brim; brown leather & white paper lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
headgear
stitching
leather
silk (textile)
Men's clothing
Leather
Hand Stitched
HAT, TOP

Inscription

Gold stamp on lining of crown: medallion w/ ""Dutour a Paris"" w/ scrolled border & crossed garland below. Label on cover of hatbox: ""FROM/ S.B. WHEELER,/ DEALER IN/ HATS, CAPS, GLOVES, STOCKS,/ UMBRELLAS, BUFFALO ROBES, etc, etc,/ NOs. 7 & 8 United States Hotel,/ LINCOLN STREET/ BOSTON""

Additional Identification Number

1921.4

Maker

Dutour A Paris (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

7 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of W. W. Taylor

Accession Number

1921.4A