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Object Name Hat, Top
Catalog Number 1962.102 [dup2]
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Fur/Silk/Iron/Wool
Dimensions H-6.125 W-10 D-12 inches
Description This is a man's top hat. It is made of dark brown/black beaver fur, with a grosgrain band around the bottom exterior edge of the crown. An iron double-pronged buckle is located on one side of the grosgrain band. The underside of the brim is lined with dark green wool twill. The interior lining is made of starched linen, with a handwritten "7" on one side, in black.
Notes Old card, "Worn by the Shakers at Shakertown, Pleasant Hill, KY."
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Shaker Religion
Pleasant Hill
Top hats
Clothing & dress
Search Terms hat
Shakertown at Pleasant Hill
Pleasant Hill (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS