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Felt and Leather Massachusetts Officer's Militia Hat

Auction:
2255
Lot:
312
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Felt and Leather Massachusetts Officer's Militia Hat, first quarter, 19th century, the crescent-shaped hat covered in black felt with silk and metallic ribbon trim embossed leather cockade suspending a tin plated sheet iron eagle, a silver button depicting the Great Seal of Massachusetts is affixed below, the interior with leather hat band, accompanied by two loose sequined metallic tassels and a conforming wallpaper and Middlesex County newspaper covered wood hat box, (wear, minor losses), ht. 9 1/2, wd. 17 in.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

Leather Massachusetts Officer , Massachusetts, Middlesex County, Cockade, Hat, Leather, Uniforms

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