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Details

Object ID 000448

Object Name Top Hat

Object Desc Black Top Hat; J.W. Butts Jr. Westminster Street Providence, R.I.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000424

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Hats

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 13

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords hats,top hats,J. W. Butts Co.,clothing,men's hats,


Title Top Hat

Description Black Top Hat J.W. Butts Jr. Westminster Street Providence, R.I.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 12

Width 10.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Although circular, this hat is more oblong, so the length and width above measures the brim of the hat. Circumference is not used. the top of the hat measures: length: 7.25 width: 6.25

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker J.W. Butts Jr.

Maker Details Westminster Street Providence, R.I.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY424

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 28,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Christina Beebe

Notes This top hat is very worn. The lining that used to be present inside the hat has been removed, leaving the shell visible, which looks pretty frayed. Top inside of hat has what looks like perspiration or water damage. Top outer rim of hat has damage where the black felt has been worn off. There is also a small spot on top that has thinned out. Ribbon around base of hat is worn and has discoloration


Events

Date FEB 28,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 28,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hat Shop Exhibit from Hat Shop Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 18,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 22 from Hat Shop Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 13 from Room 7, Shelf 22 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes