Women's riding hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-191088

Description

Camel colored women's riding hat made of a heavy canvas. It has a wide circular brim that is slightly rolled up on the sides. The brim has many lines of stitching adorning it. The hat has a medium height flat-topped crown with the sides of the crown rising slightly higher than the top. The inside of the hat has a leather strip of trim attached where the brim and the crown meet. The interior of the crown is made from a heavy black material. There is a thin black elastic strap attached to the leather trim with stitching to form a chin strap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
Hat

Inscription

"Wm H. Hoegee Co. / MANUFACTURERS / LOS ANGELES"
"7 1/8" (Red and white sticker)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P922

Maker

Wm. H. Hoegee Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Los Angeles, California

Object Type

Clothing -- Headwear

Dimensions

3 3/16 (H), 14 13/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1342.4

Places

California (United States)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)