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Cocked hat (reproduction)

Object Number: 
1941.1212
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Felt, satin, braid
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 11 in. ( 13.3 x 33.7 x 27.9 cm )
Description: 
Black felt cocked (tricorn) hat with domed crown, a loop of black braid secured with a large button on one side, and black satin lining.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this hat was used by the donor as a prop for historical paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group