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October 26, 2011

Top hat and box

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Top hat Top hat box

Formal man’s top hat and box.  The hat is of black hatter’s plush edged with black faille and a black faille ribbon encircling the base of the crown. The box is of light brown leather lined with padded and pleated red silk.  Both were manufactured by Dunlap & Company of Saint Paul, Minnesota between 1875 and 1899.

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