People of the Waters - Fur Trade
OPM #:
177-7-T1
Object Name:
Hat
Description:
Top hat made from beaver felt. Inside paper label includes a sketch of man and reads: "Philipp Artevelde" Beaver felt is the soft under hair of a beaver skin. Probably dates from 1830s.
Material:
Felt/Paper
Date:
Circa 1835
Culture/Period:
Fur Trade
Dimensions:
H-7 W-10.5 D-11 inches
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177-7-T1    seam side177-7-T1 seam side
177-7-T1    Bottom rim and inside177-7-T1 Bottom rim and inside
177-7-T1    Detail of inside engraving177-7-T1 Detail of inside engraving