Top Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-53917

Description

This oval top hat is made from napped black fur felt and silk polished smooth; wide black felt band (1-5/8"w) at crown with black grosgrain on edge of brim; black under brim; olive paper band with cream satin lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

top hats
felt (textile)
paper (fiber product)
satin
Hat
Hat, Top
Hat, Top

Inscription

1. Printed label (lining): ""EXTRA QUALITY (with trademark of a globe with a top hat on it) COLLINS & FAIRBANKS/383 WASHINGTON ST./OPPOSITE FRANKLIN - BOSTON - REGISTERED."" 2. Gold initials: ""W.H.B.""

Additional Identification Number

1944.847A

Maker

Collins & Fairbanks Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter H. Bradley

Accession Number

1944.847A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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