Contributed by Maine Historical Society
A chapeau-bras -- a flat bicorne hat -- made of beaver felt belonged to Peleg Wadsworth (1793-1875).
Wadsworth was the son of Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829) and Elizabeth Bartlett Wadsworth ( -1825).
He served as a general in the militia of Maine and lived in Hiram.
About This Item
- Title: Chapeau-bras, ca. 1820
- Creation Date: circa 1820
- Subject Date: circa 1820
- Town: Hiram
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Felt, leather, silk, brass
- Local Code: A89-49
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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