Top hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1915

GUSN

GUSN-193

Description

Grey; molded; beige and cream grosgrain ribbon around base of crown and around lip of brim; lined with leather.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
headgear
felt (textile)
leather
wool (textile)
mourning
Men's clothing
Felt
Leather
Mourning
HAT, TOP

Inscription

1. ""EXTRA QUALITY-RYAN'S-42 Nth MAIN ST.-PROVIDENCE, RI."" This is stamped in gilt and is above a circular medallion with lion reclining below the circle, with garland. 2. Embossed on leather: ""QUALITY."" 3. Initials ""C S"" inside; one initial is missing.

Additional Identification Number

1944.103A

Maker

Ryan's (Milliner)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Dimensions

6.25 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1944.103A

Places

Rhode Island (United States)