Chapeau bras

Object Number: 
1923.48
Date: 
1825-1842
Medium: 
Textile, cord
Dimensions: 
folded: 9 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 1 in. ( 24.1 x 47 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Flat-folding black beaver (textile) chapeau bras with all edges bound with black cloth tape; large loop of braided gold(?) cord secured by button.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this chapeau was worn by Philip Schuyler (1788-1865) while serving as Consul to Liverpool under President Martin Van Buren.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Grace Schuyler de Luze and Louis Phillippe de Luze
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group