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Tooled leather top hat
leather, wire, polyester
label, inner lining, black polyester on white polyester: N / RICHARD / NYLON
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Men's leather top hat made from fine strips of tooled and hand cut leather. Forming a pattern of separate bands rising up around the circumference of plaited, stamped and brogued pieces. The small brim is decorated with a brogued border and upturned at the sides, while the crown features a flat peak. The entire hat is assembled on a wire frame.