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Top Hat

1960s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Black silk plush top hat


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Black silk plush
Brief description
Top Hat, 1960s, London, 1960s
Physical description
Black silk plush top hat
DimensionsCould not be measured; bagged up due to possible toxic hazard from elements used in hatting process
Production typeReady to wear
Marks and inscriptions
ESTABLISHED 1778 THOS TOWNEND & CO LINC ST LONDON
Credit line
Given by Cecil Gee
Production
Attribution note: Made by hatmaker's, probably fully pre-made before purchase as these hats would have been available in a wide variety of sizes.
Collection
Accession number
T.803-2000

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Record createdAugust 23, 2007
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