HAT, TOP

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1879

GUSN

GUSN-39014

Description

Top hat; black, silk velvet; black grosgrain ribbon on edges of brim only; underside of brim is black; brim has narrow roll; cream silk and paper lining; leather sweat band missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
headgear
stitching
molding (forming)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
evening dresses (garments)
Men's clothing
Velvet
Hand Stitched
Molded
Formal Wear
HAT, TOP

Inscription

Printed on silk lining: ""EXTRA QUALITY"" above a lion and a unicorn which hold a banner with ""DIEU ET DROIT"" with a medallion below which says: ""LINCOLN BENNETT & CO - Sackville Street, PICCADILLY.""

Maker

Lincoln Bennett & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

6.5 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.341