Chapeau bras

Chapeau bras
Title
Chapeau bras
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Grace Schuyler de Luze and Louis Phillippe de Luze
Object Number 
1923.48
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group