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Man's black felt homburg form hat with black grosgrain ribbon around base of crown, ending in a fixed bow on the right side. There is a single dent in the top of the hat. Innter brim lined with brown leather, stamped in gold: "SHOWERPROOF," "ROBERT KIRK, Ltd. / SAN FRANCISCO" Stamped in brown:...

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1940s, purchased by Louis Shackie, San Francisco, CA in San Francisco; by descent to Shackie's grand-nephew, William DeGregorio, Allston, MA; gift of DeGregorio to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of William DeGregorio in honor of Louis Shackie

English (for American market), 1940s

Object Place

San Francisco, California, United States


Overall: 12 x 25 x 30 cm (4 3/4 x 9 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool felt, cotton, leather, silk (?) satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts