Shaker Museum


Brother's hat, Canterbury, NH


Brother's hat with wide trim, 4 7/8" wide, and crown that is about 5 3/4" in diameter when measured from the top. Made with a rough tan felt worked to exhibit a stiff quality. Top and bottom are edged with camel-colored embroidered thread that is 1/16" wide. Crown is lined in taupe muslin and has a camel-colored leather brim that is 2 1/8" wide. One piece of brown cotton thread is strung twice in interior of crown via two puncture marks on each side.



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Shaker Museum Hat. Accessed on March 28, 2023

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