Hat label

American
fist quarter of the 19th century
Retailed by Bacon & Sons


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19 x 18 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1765e

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave moire, 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 cartouche with acanthus leaves

Inscription

Printed in black: BACON & SONS,/ CORNER OF/ Union & Ann-Sts./ Boston

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone