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Title: Straw hat belonged to Richard Henry Dana

Accession Number: 1954.553
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES - HEADWEAR
Type: straw hat
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Description: Straw hat with narrow upturned brim, has wooden cross inside the top of the crown as a stiffener. Entire outside of hat is waterproofed with black tar or pitch. Narrow ribbon band around crown with bow in the back. Belonged to Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882), author of "Two Years Before the Mast". Hand sewn.

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