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Man's Hat
1940-1960
Hatter:Made by Lock & Co. , English
Wool, feathers, leather and rayon (possibly)
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 5 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 12in. (13.3 x 26 x 30.5cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Man's fedora hat of dark brown wool felt has a narrow black grosgrain ribbon hatband with a small cluster of red, white and iridescent green/black feathers on the proper left side. The hat has a brown leather sweatband, stamped in gold: "R.K." The label inside the crown (which is not lined) reads: "Lock & Co. / HATTERS/ St. James Street/London./ Established 1759/registered Trade Mark." There is also a label for the hat size: "7" at the center back. The sweatband is stamped with the logo of the Lock & Co. hat makers.
Inscription: Sweatband stamped in gold: "R.K."
Object Number: 1995.30.33
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