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French Admiral's bicorn hat

Date: c 1835
Overall: 480 x 190 x 135 mm, 0.35 kg
Display Dimensions: 190 x 180 x 530 mm
Medium: Black beaver pelt, 80mm wide machine made gold metal thread braid, black feather trim , fabric , metal
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Purchased with the assistance of the Louis Vuitton Trust Fund
Object Name: Hat
Object No: 00009438
Place Manufactured:Paris

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    A French Admiral's bicorn hat made from black beaver pelt. It is highly decorated with metal thread embroidery and cords attached by gilt buttons. A tricolour cockade of France is attached towards the front and a black feather trim runs down the centre. THe interior is lined in silk and features the makers name of "Maison Fauquet Edouard Nicolas sr Rue Turbigo 11 Paris".

    This hat is accompanied by a jacket (00009436) and a trousers (00009437).

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