Man's hat

French
1805–30


Dimensions

56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

45.299

Medium or Technique

beaver fur and leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s beaver top hat with taupe ribbon and binding on brim. Cylindrical top; brim rolls up at sides. Blue cardboard inside crown with 1934 label Worn by “half-pay” officers during First Empire and Restoration. Former Coll. Lebel Stritter, Paris.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection