Fur hats (2) and tippets (2)

Object Number: 
1948.22a-d
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Sealskin, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 8 in. × 8 1/2 in. (20.3 × 21.6 cm) Overall (b): 4 1/2 × 9 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (11.4 × 24.1 × 16.5 cm) O
Marks: 
embroidered: on cloth label stitched to lining of "a": "L. A. F." printed: on lining of "b": "WARRANTED / GENUINE / ALASKA" maker's labels: stitched to linings of tippets: "Fred'k Loeser & Co. / PARIS BROOKLYN."
Description: 
Two sealskin hats with matching tippets; lady's hat (a) with high domed crown and a 3-inch band around base; man's hat (b) with low, rounded crown, a rounded visor that folds upward in front, and a 3 1/4-inch band that folds upward in back and on sides; all pieces with black satin lining.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, these items belonged to Charles S. Voorhies and his wife (née Charlotte A. Friend), parents of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Arlene B. Voorhies
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group