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Hat

Hat
Title
Hat
Date 
1700-1800
Medium 
Wool, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 19 x 19 in. ( 16.5 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm )
Description 
Black felt hat with domed crown and wide, flat brim which has been stitched to crown on two sides, forming a single corner; yellow silk lining basted to inside of crown.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1936.680
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this hat once had a black rosette attached on one side. The hat is similar in form to the "Pettibone Tricorn" (ca. 1776) illustrated in "United States Army Headgear to 1854" (p. 1).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group