Lot 157Royal Household Black Forage Hat Scottish, late Victorian...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am

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Royal Household Black Forage Hat Scottish, late Victorian or Edwardian. Black felt with corded decoration terminating in a large tassel. Interior with leather sweatband, gilt embossed with ‘Royal Style’ and ‘Fine felt’ logos, lining printed with US hat exhibitions. A period collection of photographs exist of Queen Victoria’s servants, especially John Brown wearing forage hats of this type, moth damage to external verso of left side

Guide Price: £25.00 - £45.00

(Not sold)

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