Overall: 6 1/2 x 19 x 19 in. ( 16.5 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm )
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.
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.
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