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Mallory Hatbox
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Details

Object ID 000459

Object Name Mallory Hatbox

Object Desc Silver hat box, large, oval in size. Leather strap holds down the lid. Box and lid made of thick cardboard. The front of the box shows man with a hat. The lid says, "Mallory Hats" twice around the rim.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000439a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Hats

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 3

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords hatboxes,Mallory Hat Company,hats,boxes,


Title Mallory Hatbox

Description Silver hat box, large, oval in size. Leather strap holds down the lid. Box and lid made of thick cardboard. The front of the box shows man with a hat. The lid says, "Mallory Hats" twice around the rim.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 14.5

Width 12.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The lid has a rim of 1.5 inches overhang onto the box. The leather strap is 20.5 inches long, and 1 inch thick.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mallory Hat Company

Maker Details Mallory Hat Company factory in Danbury, CT, began in the 1800's, one of the many hat manufacturers situated along the city's Still River. Mallory finally closed its doors in 1965. The company was acquired by the John B. Stetson Hat Company in the early 1950's.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY439a-b

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 28,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes The lid has been taped several times due to damages on the rim and top of the lid. The box is alittle worn on the bottom, but the pciture on the front and top, and the writing is still good. Some yellowing around the box. Strap in good condition.


Events

Date FEB 28,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hat Shop Exhibit from Speakeasy 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 14 from Hat Shop Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 3 from Room 7, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes