Top hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1875

GUSN

GUSN-148

Description

Top hat; black silk with black gros grain ribbon with buckle (3/4" w) at the crown and edge of brim; underside of brim is green/black; black leather sweatband; brown silk lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
headgear
stitching
leather
machine-made
silk (textile)
Hat
Hat, Top
Men's clothing
Leather
Hand Stitched
Hat, Top

Inscription

Printed in gold on lining: ""DEUX MEDAILLES de 1ere CLASSE/EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1855/CHAPEAU BREVETE/La ville Petit & Crespin/PARIS."" ""JACKSON & CO./59 TREMONT ST. BOSTON.""

Additional Identification Number

1939.564

Maker

Laville Petit & Crespin (Milliner)
Jackson & Co. (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Dimensions

6.25 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1939.564A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)