HAT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-13582

Description

Black wool pillbox; large navy blue velvet button & velvet band; brown cloth sweatband; crown lined w/ blue paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
headgear
felt (textile)
molding (forming)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
exhibitions (events)
fancy dress
Women's clothing
Wool
Felt
Velvet
Molded
Fancy Dress
Expositions
HAT

Inscription

Printed label in paper lining: [scene of 2 beavers building dam w/ mountains in background] ""Q & L"" [on piece of hood]; [beneath beavers are 2 pairs of coins w/ images of Empress Eugenie & Emperor Napoleon III - on left:] ""PRIZE MEDAL/ 1851"" [on right:] ""CLASSE/ 1855""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7170