Chapeau Brevete

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1879

GUSN

GUSN-43136

Description

Brown fur felt; black grosgrain ribbon (5/8" w); underside of brim is green wool; black leather band w/ purple silk lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

headgear
felt (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Men's clothing
Wool
Felt
Hand Stitched
HAT, TOP

Inscription

On lining: 1. Label: ""DEUX MEDAILLES de 1ere CLASSE"" (above wreathed medallion - medallion made up of small shields w/ following:) ""EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1855"" ""CHAPEAU BREVETE - Laville Petite & Crespin, PARIS"" 2. Below label 1: ""AARON NOURSE/ 54 Washington St/ Salem, Mass."" 3. Paper label: ""HENRY FOWLER/ Danvers, Mass""

Additional Identification Number

1988.210
A1956

Maker

Laville Petit & Crespin (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Accession Number

1988.210

Places

Massachusetts (United States)