Top Hat 1

Stovepipe style black 1850s top hat, probably in beaver felt. Note the flat brim and relatively straight sides. The flare at the top is caused by the overlap of the covering and mull of the tip against the covering of the band.

The hat is 7 inches high, making it a "sky-high" hat.

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