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Hat - Top hat

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Brighton Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Black plush silk top hat with cream silk lining and leather and padded cloth interior bands. Black wool band.
Object Registration
T0029
Keywords
top hat, silk plush, men's wear, nineteenth century
Historical information
Established in 1773, Christys' still manufactures men's hats.
When Made
late 19th - early 20th century
Made By
Christy & Co (maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label, printed in blue on crown silk lining: ENGLISH MANUFACTURE / CHRISTYS' LONDON'
Last updated
25 Sep 2018 at 1:49PM