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Cocked hat (reproduction)

Cocked hat (reproduction)
Cocked hat (reproduction)
Title
Cocked hat (reproduction)
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Felt, silk, other textile, leather, braid, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 9 in. ( 10.8 x 40 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Reproduction of American Revolution era cocked hat (tricorn) with domed black felt crown and brim made of stiff, canvas-like material; silk ribbon band around base of crown; cockade in the form of a black silk rosette with plain gilded metal button at center and loop of gold braid extending below; black binding on edges of brim; brown leather sweatband and blue satin lining.
Credit Line 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number 
1941.1202
Marks 
maker's label: inside top of crown: "GRANVILLE / LONDON"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this hat was used by the donor as a prop for his historical paintings.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group