Fedora

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1930-1940

GUSN

GUSN-13265

Description

Black felt hat (1) with wide black grosgrain ribbon with bow at side; black leather sweat band; cream lining with plastic top lining. Hat is inside original box with lid (2).

Details

Descriptive Terms

fedoras
headgear
stitching
machine-made
wool (textile)
Men's clothing
Hand Stitched
Fedora

Inscription

labels on hat and box: Box: coat of arms with lion on black shield; box is printed with ""Mallory"" on all sides of box and lid. Hat: ""Mallory Fifth Avenue;"" ""Mallory Fifth Avenue Premier Quality"" ""CWB"" (owner's initials); coat of arms - 2 lions holding shield with ""System"" printed on shield and ""The Beese-Rolfe Store, Lynn, Mass.""

Associated Building

Used At The Besse-Rolfe Store,

Additional Identification Number

1991.106.1&.2

People and Organizations

The Besse-Rolfe Store

Maker

Mallory Fifth Avenue (Retailer)

Location of Origin

NY, USA; New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Clothing -- Headwear

Dimensions

7 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Cile Burbidge

Accession Number

1991.106.1-.2AB

Places

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