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Chapeau bras

Object Number: 
X.194a
Date: 
1829-1837
Medium: 
Beaver skin, silk, leather
Dimensions: 
folded: 12 x 18 x 3 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 45.7 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
maker's label: on lining: "BLOOMER'S / BEST / Broad [16]0 Way / NEW-YORK"
Description: 
Flat-folding black beaver chapeau with black patterned binding on edges of cock and fan; embroidered black silk cockade; wide leather sweatband with drawstring and white silk lining.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group