Cocked hat (reproduction)

Cocked hat (reproduction)
Title
Cocked hat (reproduction)
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Charles M. Lefferts
Object Number 
1923.83
Marks 
handwritten in ink: on sweatband: "39"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this hat was used as a model by the donor when drawing military uniforms.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group