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Riding hat

Riding hat

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1860-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Beaver wool with silk, gimp, velvet, steel and picot-edged ribbon

  • Museum number:

    T.7-1936

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Riding hat, probably for a child. Black beaver lined with red silk and gimp, a black velvet band at the front has a bow and steel buckle. There are tying strings of black picot edged ribbon.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1860-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Beaver wool with silk, gimp, velvet, steel and picot-edged ribbon

Descriptive line

Riding hat, probably for a child, black beaver with red silk and gimp lining, a velvet band with bow and steel buckle, and tying strings of picot edged ribbon. There is a piped wired band inserted into the brim’s rim to support the shape. Made in England, 1860-1870

Materials

Beaver (wool); Silk (textile); Gimp; Velvet; Steel; Ribbon

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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