Tophat Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1870

GUSN

GUSN-40351

Description

Tan leather; shape of top hat; cover has leather handle & strap across top & attaching to box w/ brass closure; 3 brass "feet"; chintz lining in black & cream; floral bunches w/ picotage ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hatboxes
accessories
brass (alloy)
chintz
leather
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Box, Accessory
Hatbox
Men's personal gear
Unidentified Paper
Chintz
Brass
Molded
Bouquet
Hatbox

Additional Identification Number

1939.564B-C

Maker

Laville Petit & Crespin (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Accession Number

1939.564BC

Places

Massachusetts (United States)