top hat

David Gow

top hat

David Gow


1) black silk plush, with deep black broadcloth hat band and brim bound with black grosgrain; interior lined with fine white silk with white hat leather and white rayon bow, stamped inside crown 2) rectangular with flat lid at the longest thin side; outside smooth brown leatherette with top-stitched edges, fastens with suitcase lock, (keys attached) has leather handle riveted on the top and studs at base; interior heavily grained brown leatherette with shelves and a spring to hold hat into place; two leather bars riveted to box and lid form the hinge which is fixed on a continuos band of leather stitched to both sides 3) black rectangular velvet stuffed buffer

Object Name

top hat

Creators Name

David Gow

Date Created

1930 = 1935


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accession number


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