Top Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1888

GUSN

GUSN-43208

Description

Top hat; brown; black gros grain ribbon (1" wide) at base of crown and around rolled brim; underside of brim is black twill; tan leather and silk and paper lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Label printed on lining: ""COLLINS AND FAIRBANKS/ (SUCCESSORS TO D.P. ISLEY & CO.) 381 Washington Street/Boston/Agents for A.J. White HAT & CAP MANUFACTURER/74 JERMYN ST. LONDON/ FROM 19 REGENT ST.""

Additional Identification Number

A1968

Maker

White, Hat and Cap Manufacturer, A. J. (Manufacturer)
Collins & Fairbanks Co. (Retailer)

Location of Origin

London, England; Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

6.25 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.344

Places

Massachusetts (United States)