Straw Boater

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1932

GUSN

GUSN-35228

Description

Golden straw boater; stiff; with wide, black grosgrain band (2-3/8" wide); leather band; net and paper lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boaters
headgear
leather
straw (plant material)
leisure
Men's clothing
Leisure
Leather
BOATER

Inscription

Paper lining is printed with: ""EXTRA QUALITY"" with trademark of an oval with globe and top hat; ""COLLINS & FAIRBANKS CO./383 WASHINGTON STREET BOSTON/MADE IN ENGLAND."" (This is embossed on the leather band.) Also: ""REAL ROAN"" is stamped on the leather band. Label: 7 (size)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

3.375 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1932.2283

Places

Massachusetts (United States)