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White circlular lining fragment from a man's hat with embossed dots, eagle with shield on pedestal with ship, merchant's name and address in center of pedestal.

Inscription

Printed in black: WATER PROOF/ JOHN M. PECK/ HAT MAKER/ Corner of Market St. and Cornhill/ BOSTON./ Wholesale & Retail

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, first quarter of the 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

22.4 x 19.5 cm (8 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1765d

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, embossed and printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes