Lot 152A Royal Household Black Forage Hat Scottish, late...

Auction Date: 13/08/2015 at 09:30 am



A Royal Household Black Forage Hat Scottish, late Victorian or Edwardian. Black felt with corded decoration terminating in a large tassel. Interior with leather sweat band, gilt embossed with “Royal Style” and “Fine Felt” logos, lining printed with US eagle and awards gained at various US hat exhibitions. A period collection of photographs exist with Queen Victoria’s man servants, especially John Brown, wearing forage hats of this type. Condition report: Extensive moth damage to external verso of left side

Guide Price: £30.00 - £50.00

(Not sold)

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