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Beaver hat

Beaver hat
Title
Beaver hat
Date 
1858-1865
Medium 
Textile, fur, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. ( 19 x 29.2 x 26 cm )
Description 
Black top hat with high crown, covered in beaver fur, with black ribbon around brim; inside lined with wine-colored paper, brown bow at back of hat; maker's mark stamped in gold on strip of black paper, inside of crown.
Object Number 
X.202a
Marks 
stamped: in gold on inside of crown: "[manufacturer's mark, including eagle, foliate motifs, and inscription "EXCELSIOR"]/TRIEBELS/388 N. SECOND ST./PHILADELPHIA."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group