Top hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-29624

Description

Top hat; wool and fur; black grosgrain ribbon; black leather band lining with purple paper and moire paper lining. Stored in original box - tan box with string closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
headgear
leather
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Hat
Hat, Top
Men's clothing
Leather
Velvet
Hat, Top

Inscription

Stamped label, paper lining of top: Enclosed in medallion: ""LINCOLN BENNETT & CO. - Sackville Street * PICCADILLY"" with lion & horse above holding oval medallion with ""HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE"" (evil to him who evil thinks) and banner with ""DIEU ET DROIT"" (God & right). Also in pencil - ""A. Rasch""

Additional Identification Number

1922.831

Maker

Lincoln Bennett & Co. (Milliner)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

5.75 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1922.831A

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