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Top Hat

ca.1970s (made)
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Place Of Origin

Dove grey 'Ascot' top hat of rabbit fur felt, with a tall crown and curved brim. Black wool crêpe band - known as the 'mourning band' - around the base of the crown. Grey grosgrain ribbon trim around the brim edge. Fully lined with an off-white leather sweatband. Lining features the Lock & Co. emblem stamp.


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Brief Description
Top hat worn by Joe Loss
Physical Description
Dove grey 'Ascot' top hat of rabbit fur felt, with a tall crown and curved brim. Black wool crêpe band - known as the 'mourning band' - around the base of the crown. Grey grosgrain ribbon trim around the brim edge. Fully lined with an off-white leather sweatband. Lining features the Lock & Co. emblem stamp.
Dimensions
  • Length: 305mm (Note: Longest point - front to back.)
  • Height: 245mm (Note: Height from brim to top of crown)
  • Width: 235mm (Note: Width across brim)
Credit line
Given by Jennifer Jankel
Collection
Accession Number
S.84-2019

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record createdFebruary 11, 2019
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