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Mallory Hatbox
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Details

Object ID 000461

Object Name Mallory Hatbox

Object Desc Black large oval box, with lid, and cardboard hat mold/shape retainer for a bowler hat. The lid is removable, the cardboard mold fits into the box. All parts made of cardboard.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000368a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Hats

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords hatboxes,bowler hat,Mallory Hat Company,derbies,boxes,


Title Mallory Hatbox

Description Black large oval box, with lid, and cardboard hat mold/shape retainer for a bowler hat. Says Mallory and has the company logo on the front of the box.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 8.5

Length 14.5

Width 13

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The lid is 1.75 inches thick (rim overhang). Also 14.5 inches by 13 inches. The cardboard is 6.5 inches tall, 13 inches long, and about 12.5 inches wide.

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 CMY368a-c

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 28,2013

Summary Very Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes Some liquid stains on the bottom of the box, which caused warping. Black painted paper worn away around rim, cracks showing lid had strain of weight put upon it. The bowler hat mold is in excellent 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 15 from Hat Shop Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 4 from Room 7, Shelf 15 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes