Stovepipe Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1845-1865

GUSN

GUSN-3115

Description

A short, oval brim with a tall stovepipe crown with flat top; black satin ribbon at base of crown with a silver buckle; lined with green, brown, white and rouge striped silk fabric and black leather inner band (all black exterior).

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
headgear
beaver (animal)
skin (collagenous material)
napping
brushwork
Beaver
Brushed
HAT, TOP

Inscription

There is a printed label on the undercrown: ""P.K. Remick/ maker/Newburyport Ma""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

7.25 x 9.25 x 10.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1615

Places

Massachusetts (United States)