Top Hat in Hatbox

Date

1890-1899

GUSN

GUSN-41108

Description

.1) Hat - Black; collapsible (mechanical); brown embossed leather lining; maroon satin lining; black grosgrain ribbon; .2 A&B) Box and cover - hat box has same embossed "diamond" pattern and is lined with blue and white striped wallpaper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
bandboxes (containers)
cloth
silk (textile)
Hat
Hat, Top
Men's clothing
Grosgrain
Hat, Top

Inscription

Stamped in gold on box top and hat/crown: ""A LA PLAZA DE BOLIVAR - J. YERLES - ANTIGUA CASA GALLISOT: Se encuentra en las Casa ropa hecha sombreros calzado de todas Clases i varios - articullos de moda - Bogota""

Additional Identification Number

1988.211.1 &.2

Maker

Yerles, J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Bogota, Colombia

Accession Number

1988.211.1-.2AB