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Cocked hat (reproduction)

Object Number: 
1936.807
Date: 
1880-1930
Medium: 
Felt, other textile, leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 17 x 13 in. ( 15.2 x 43.2 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on button: "54" printed paper label: affixed inside lower edge of crown: "7 1/2"
Description: 
Black felt reproduction of an American Revolution era cocked hat (tricorn) with black ribbon cockade with loop of gold braid and metal button embossed with number "54"; gold hat cord with tassel; leather sweatband.
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