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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing Accessories
Clothing and Accessories
Men's Clothing
Headwear ➔ Hat

Identifier:
117108
Description:
This top hat is made of black silk plush, also known as hatter's plush. It has a black grosgrain ribbon around the base of the crown and is roughly 15.5 centimeters tall. The silk plush is treated with shellac which helps to waterproof the hat. This hat was made by J. Ulrich of Detroit, Michigan and was worn by David Mills, father of the donor. 
Date:
circa 1870
Materials:
Silk Plush, Grosgrain Ribbon
Dimensions:
6.25"" h 10.5"" w 12.5"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Mrs. John (mable R.) Stewart
Makers/Donors
J. Ulrich
J. Ulrich was located in Detroit, Michigan in the 19th century. 

Stewart, Mrs. John (Mable R.)

LaPeer Co.
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