Top hat

Object Number: 
1942.652
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wool, silk, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 29.8 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: inside top of crown: "EXTRA QUALITY / TRADE MARK / DUNLAP & Co. / N. Y. / COPYRIGHTED."
Description: 
Beige beaver (wool) top hat with edges of brim bent inward on sides; textured beige silk ribbon band on exterior; light brown leather sweatband and cream silk lining; seven small ventilation holes pierced in center of top.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this hat was purchased from the estate of Charles G. Thompson.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group