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Object Name: Chapeau bras
Date: 1850-1870
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Medium: Beaver skin, textile, metal
Dimensions: Overall (Folded): 9 × 19 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (22.9 × 49.5 × 3.8 cm)
Place made: Europe, France, Paris
Description: Flat-folding black beaver chapeau bras with two wide bands of black silk ribbon extending diagonally from lower edge of front; rosette of red, white, and silver striped ribbon, and loop of black velvet with floral design embroidered in heavy gold metallic thread; gilded metal button at base of loop with applied floral decoration.
Credit Line: Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number: 1951.524
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Marks: maker's label: inside top of crown: "ROUART / 86 / rue Richelieu / PARIS"