Hat label

American
first quarter of the 19th century
Retailed by E. P. Porter


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19 x 18.9 cm (7 1/2 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1765c

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, embossed and printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White circlular lining fragment from a man’s hat, merchant’s name and address in center of sunburst design

Inscription

Printed in black: E. P. PORTER/ Nos. 1 DOCK SQUARE/ & 3 WASHINGTON STREET,/ BOSTON

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone