(c) 2006-present R. Macaraeg
Subject: gentleman officer
Culture: Colonial-Revolutionary Anglo-American
Setting: 13 Colonies, American Revolution, North America 18thc
Object: accessories > hat
* Old State House Museum
"Cocked Hat Belonging to Major Thomas Melvill
Oliver Wendell Holmes memorialized Melvill in his poem 'The Last Leaf' (ca. 1832), which describes the patriot as the last Bostonian to wear a tri-cornered hat.
American, 18th century
Felt, leather" ...
* Williamsburg Clothiers of Virginia