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Top hat

Object Number: 
X.201
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Silk, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 13 x 11 1/2 in. ( 19 x 33 x 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped in gold: inside top of crown: "ASTOR HOUSE / NEW-YORK / LEARY & Co. / Best" handwritten in gold: on paper glued inside top: "H"
Description: 
Black beaver (silk) top hat with cylindrical crown and flat brim; tan leather sweatband.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group