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Man's hat of reddish-orange velvet pile

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Shaped crown with folded back brim with points center front and center back; dots on crown and simple stylized floral border on brim embroidered with silver metal thread; black silk lining (now almost gone); wool fleece padding (now matted and much gone).

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, First half 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

22 x 35.5 cm (8 11/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

51.2604

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes