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Chapeau (reproduction)

Object Number: 
1936.808
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wool, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 17 x 6 3/4 in. ( 22.9 x 43.2 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Black wool felt reproduction of an early nineteenth century military chapeau; domed crown with cock (front) and fan (rear) of equal height; left front with small circular red, white, and blue silk ribbon rosette and long loop of black silk ribbon held by a button.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this hat was used by Henry A. Ogden as a prop for his historical paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Henry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group