Black fur top hat, Portland, ca. 1855

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Black fur top hat, Portland, ca. 1855

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A black fur men's top hat, probably beaver, has a gold, blue, and white striped silk lining. It has a stamp inside for "B. Greenough & Co., Portland, Me."

The Greenough Block was at Middle and Free streets. Byron Greenough sold men's furs and outerwear.

About This Item

  • Title: Black fur top hat, Portland, ca. 1855
  • Creation Date: circa 1855
  • Subject Date: circa 1855
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Beaver fur, silk
  • Local Code: 2003.268.001
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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