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Man's top hat

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Black ribbed silk. High, shaped crown; narrow, lipped brim; narrow ribbon with flat bow on side. Interior mechanism permits crown to be collapsed. Excellent condition. Contained in unregistered shaped leather hat box.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Alexander Markell

American (Boston or New York), about 1945

Dimensions

Height .155 (approximately) Length (of brim): .307

Accession Number

RES.60.2

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes