Silk, cardboard, paper, metal, cotton
Overall (hat - open): 6 x 9 1/2 x 12 1/8 in. (15.2 x 24.1 x 30.8 cm)
Box: 2 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. ( 7 x 24.8 x 31.
printed in gold: on top of box: "Young's Hats / NONE BETTER MADE / Young Bros. / 199 / Broadway / 849 / 500 / 5th AVE / NEAR / 42ND ST / 1197 / BROADWAY / 1359 / 605-607-609 BROADWAY. / NEW YORK / 371 FULTON ST. / BROOKLYN / REGISTERED / OPERA HAT"
Collapsible opera hat made of black ribbed silk; in oval cardboard box with black paper on the outside, plaid patterned paper on the inside, black cotton ties, and metal handle.
Gift of Mr. William A. Robbins
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.