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Man's bicorne hat with tricolor cockade

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Black plush over cardboard foundation: front curves around and back curves over crown; leather headband, glazed white cotton lining, paper label: "Chapellerie DURAND..." Wool tricolor cockade (red, white, blue) and figured black silk ribbon on front.


The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1944

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1790–1815

Object Place

Paris (?), France


25.4 x 47.0 x 15.9 cm (10 x 18.5 x 6.25 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plush and ribbon, cotton, leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts