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Man's top hat

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Man's beaver top hat. High rounded flaring crown, brim rolled at sides. Taupe grosgrain ribbon and binding.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1944

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1810

Object Place

France

Dimensions

20.5 x 25 x 30.5 cm (8 1/16 x 9 13/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

44.186

Medium or Technique

Beaver felt with silk grosgrain ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes