Silk Top Hat Polishing Pad

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-311996

Description

Red polishing pad or pillow for a man's silk top hat. Usually accompanying a hat brush and case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

burnishing (polishing)
cloth
Brush, Garment
Brush, Clothes
Brush, Hat
Brush, Hat

Inscription

"EXTRA QUALITY / Collins & Fairbanks / 383 Washington Street / Opp. Franklin / Boston / Registered" (Printed on front of pillow in white with globe with top hat on it and the words "Trade Mark")

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Clothing Care Artifacts

Credit Line

Estate of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.1457