Cocked hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1860

GUSN

GUSN-29594

Description

Cocked black tri-corner hat (a) of fuzzy wool with edges trimmed with black ribbon and a black rosette at the peak. Gilt piece of strapwork with star with "MONSTRAT VIVM 1741" (b). Woven chin strap (c) and metal button (d). Stored in original blue hatbox see 1922.716.2ab = hat box (blue - bicorne shape) Also enclosed in box with hat: one gilt button with "JUU" (?) on face; and "ROBINSON'S EXTRA" on back. One silver braid attached to red wool.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cocked hats
headgear
beaver (animal)
skin (collagenous material)
stitching
leather
armed forces
Hat
Hat, Cocked
Men's clothing
Leather
Hand Stitched
Military
Hat, Cocked

Inscription

Label in lining: RHOADES - CORNER OF WASHINGTON & COURT STREET (RHOADES is enclosed in an elaborate medallion; address is part of a sash located below the medallion.)

Additional Identification Number

1922.716C

Related Items

Title HATBOX Accession Number 1922.716B

Maker

Rhoades, S. & A. H. (Milliner)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Clothing; Headwear

Accession Number

1922.716.1A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)