Hat
Hat
Hat
Hat
Hat
Hat
Hat


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

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

Identifier:
120693
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 centimeters tall. The silk plush is treated with shellac which helps to waterproof the hat. This hat was made in Germany, possibly by Paul Gliemann. It was worn in 1888 at the donor's father's wedding. 
Date:
1888
Materials:
Silk Plush, Grosgrain Ribbon
Dimensions:
6.5"" h 9.5"" w 11.25"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of F. K. Hess
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Harrison Park School Grand River Exhibit (2014)
The fifth Grade class at harrison park Elementary created this exhibit for there school after participating int he Immerse program at the museum.  
Maker/Donor
Hess, F. K.
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