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Tricorne hat

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Tricorne. Black plush with gold galloon band at crown and along bottom on brim white ostrich feathers along top of brim; galloon band with paste broach on one side of brim. Tan leather headband, white silk lining marked "BABIN, 21 Rue de Richelieu, Paris."

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, early 19th century

  • Maker Babin, French, 19th century
Object Place

Paris, France


55.5 cm (21 7/8 in.) W: 33.0 cm

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Black plush trimmed with ostrich feathers, paste brooch, and gold galloon


Textiles and Fashion Arts