top hat

West End Style


top hat

West End Style

Summary

black silk plush top hat, over stiff foundation, straight sides curving out slightly at flat top, brim, bound black corded silk, curving up at sides, black corded silk band at base of crown, bow at left side, crown lined white silk with leather band at base, brim lined black twilled wool Leather case, over stiff foundation, lined blue and white striped cotton, same shape as hat, lid fastening with lock (broken)


Object Name

top hat

Creators Name

West End Style

Date Created

1900-1910

Dimensions

(height : 6 in): 6inches
(L : 11.5 in):

accession number

1958.35

Place of creation

London

Medium

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