Top Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-243266

Description

Top hat, black beaver with curled brim. Black grosgrain ribbon hatband with bow and black grosgrain ribbon trim around brim edge. Interior lined with white silk, leather sweatband at base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
beavers (top hats)
silk (textile)
Hat, Top

Inscription

"COLLINS & FAIRBANKS/381 WASHINGTON ST/OPP FRANKLIN/BOSTON/REGISTERED." (Top hat pictured atop a globe. Text printed in crossed ribbons underneath.)
"Mr. Stephen Willard Phillips" (Printed script)

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Collins & Fairbanks Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

6 3/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3543

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)