Felt Top Hat

top hat.JPG

Title

Felt Top Hat

Subject

Men's clothing--Mass.--Conway
Consider Arms & Sons, Manufacturers--Mass.--Conway
Arms, Consider, 1806-1886

Description

Beige felt top hat, 14" (d) brim, 8 1/2" (h). Poor condition, frayed with holes and mildew. Headband and netting deteriorated but still intact. Inside on the top it is inscribed "C. Arms & Son, Manufacturers, Conway, Mass." Accompanying original cardboard hat box, torn and badly mildewed, was discarded. Item was found in the eaves of a house on Creamery Road in Ashfield, Mass.

Creator

Consider Arms & Son, Manufacturers, Conway, Mass.

Date

1860-1880 ca.

Contributor

Gift of Ashfield Historical Society, Ashfield, Mass.

Source

CHS.

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Format

jpeg

Type

Physical object.

Identifier

CHS-2004-046

Coverage

Conway, Mass.
Ashfield, Mass.

Identifier

020

Citation

Consider Arms & Son, Manufacturers, Conway, Mass., “Felt Top Hat,” Conway Historical Society, accessed July 17, 2018, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/778.