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Hat

Object Number: 
1936.680
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.
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).
Credit Line: 
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group