Black Beaver Hat

Description
This stovepipe hat was worn around 1850 and is made of black beaver fur. Inside the hat bears a personal note, “Hat made for Uncle Abe.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hat
date made
1837-1847
maker
Mugnier
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
ID Number
CS*015678
catalog number
015678
accession number
58845
subject
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Julian James
depicted
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America

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