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Call #:
1996.66.6
Title:
Top Hat
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched - Hatter
  • Date:
    ca. 1800
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Headwear; Hat, Top
    Materials:
    fibre
    fibre, wool
    board
    leather
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Tan very tall top hat in "Mad Hatter" style made of faux pelt brushed. There is a very wide 5.375" black wool band around base and a 2.5" brim. A leather band is inside for support and board at top.
    Dimensions:
    Height:9.5 in
    Circumference:24.5 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:9.5 deep
    Subjects:
    Hats
    Hats -- 1790-1800
    Hats -- 1800-1810

    United States of America (USA)
    Providence
    Provenance:
    Gift of William Claflin , 1996-06-04
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