Cocked hat (reproduction)

Object Number: 
1923.83
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Felt, leather, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 13 5/8 in. ( 14 x 43.8 x 34.6 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on sweatband: "39"
Description: 
Reproduction of American Revolution era cocked hat made of thick black felt; domed crown with black silk ribbon band and wide brim with one side turned up and attached to crown; leather sweatband.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this hat was used as a model by the donor when drawing military uniforms.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Charles M. Lefferts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group