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Helmet, Football
2008.0052
Helmet, Football
Leather football helmet use at Wilbur High School by Bob Bodington in 1938.
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Hat
2003.1508
Hat
Men's soldier's hat worn by George Drowne during the Civil War. Possibly a formal dress hat. Navy blue with brass top and black brim. Gold rope draped at rear of hat and attached at both sides of hat. Shield on top front and "G.D." encircled with olive branches on front bottom. Interior is lined with black leather. Black leather chin strap. Blue and white cone-shaped finial attached to top front of hat.
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Hatbox
2002.6012.2a
Hatbox
Men's oval shape leather hatbox. Travel labels on exterior with a brass lock at front. Interior is lined in maroon silk. Leather straps inside case. Bottom of case has a paper cargo label that is dated June 2, 1916. Handwritten information is no longer readable. Has matching lid.
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Hat
2007.0026a
Hat
Men's gray top-hat made of felt with silk ribbon. Interior headband is leather and interior top is silk. Made by "DUNLAP AND CO."
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Hat
2007.0030.2
Hat
Part of high school band uniform from Josephine F. Wilbur School. Royal blue hat with metal insignia at center with "JFWS"., harp and acanthus leaf design. Yellow ribbed band around circumference. Additional gold banding attached along black brim with decorative gold buttons. Leather interior band, size 6 3/4.
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Hat
2001.0004
Hat
Men's top hat, black beaver fur with grosgrain ribbon with small metal buckle. Interior is plain cardboard. Written in ink on interior: "SEABURY (HATHAWAY)/1 BROWNELL RD./FAMILY/1977"
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Hat
2007.2566
Hat
Men's hat of black felt. "Derby" or "Bowler" hat made of hard felt with a rounded crown. Wide grosgrain ribbon around hat. Interior is lined in gold silk with maker's mark. Interior also has brown leather band. Paper label at side reads: "THE UNITED HATTERS OF NORTH AMERICA/REGISTERED", "CROSBY & COMPANY", "MADE EXPRESSLEY FOR/Kaufman/STORES EVERYWHERE", "STYLE 234/SIZE 7"
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Bonnet
2007.2570
Bonnet
Women's bonnet of silk organza. Bonnet has arched stays to support upright structure. These are covered in pea green colored shear silk organza with an embroidered dot pattern and green net with gold embellishments. There are matching silk organza chin ties. Decorative green silk flowers and gold flowers adorn the hat.
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Vest
2007.0076
Vest
Cotton shirtfront with mother of pearl buttons and pleating down front. Box hem at edges. Button neck.
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Clothing, Object
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Wings, Water
2007.0063
Wings, Water
Off-white cotton canvas water wings (floatation device). Reed and wood inflation device. Text reads: "AYVAD'S/ WATER-WINGS/REG. US.S PAT. OFF./AYVAD PATENTS & TRADE MARKS/WATER-WINGS/are all made one size, guaran-/teed to support 50 to 250lbs. on cor-/rect level to float. A large body requires/less air than a smaller one; therefore, the/wings are made purposely porous so/that it should leak a little to adjust itself/properly. Enough air always/remains in the wings". Washing instructions and further product information included on each wing.
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Vest
2007.0092
Vest
Boy's vest. Black satin with iridescent wavy lines throughout. Red flowers with yellow centers. Eight covered buttons. Interior is lined in white silk. Back of vest has a buckle and sash for fitting.
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Vest
2007.2614
Vest
Men's suit vest. Front is black wool, back is ribbed black silk. Buckled sash at back of vest for sizing. V-neck fold down collar with notched lapels. Two welt pockets on each side of front. One interior pocket. Five black patterned covered buttons at front center. Lined in cream fabric, that is likely silk. Paper tag sewn near the label reads: "38/263D/Keller". A second paper tag near the proper left lower hem reads: "Lot 263D/Size 38/Price".
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