Cocked hat (reproduction)
Felt, silk, other textile, leather, braid, metal
Overall: 4 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 9 in. ( 10.8 x 40 x 22.9 cm )
maker's label: inside top of crown: "GRANVILLE / LONDON"
Reproduction of American Revolution era cocked hat (tricorn) with domed black felt crown and brim made of stiff, canvas-like material; silk ribbon band around base of crown; cockade in the form of a black silk rosette with plain gilded metal button at center and loop of gold braid extending below; black binding on edges of brim; brown leather sweatband and blue satin lining.
According to the accession records, this hat was used by the donor as a prop for his historical paintings.
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.