hat & plume


hat & plume

Summary

Beaver hat with high crown. Narrow from side to side, wider from back to front. Brim turn up over crown each side to form triangle. Lined with red silk and a natural leather band. Elastic tie has perished. Groove for plume inside top. Plume made up from mainly white feathers, with red feathers at the base. Attached to and standing up from central quill.


Object Name

hat & plume

Date Created

1880-1900

Dimensions

Hat: 10ins

accession number

1953.246

Place of creation

United Kingdom

Medium

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