hat & plume


hat & plume

Summary

Beaver hat with folding crown fitting head. Stiff wide brim bound with black silk ribbon, turned up in semi-circle on each side, masking crown. Lined with black silk with quilted silk band with ribbon drawstring at top. Groove for plume inside top. In metal case with two other hats. Plume made up of white feathers, attached to and curved to fall round metal loop, bent to fit into groove and rise from centre of hat.


Object Name

hat & plume

Date Created

1880-1900

Dimensions

Plume: 7.5ins
Hat:

accession number

1953.247

Place of creation

United Kingdom

Medium

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