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Antique Leather Costermongers Hat


Code: 1002


W: 28cm (11")D: 9cm (3.5")L: 30cm (11.8")

Boiled leather French costermonger, or street traders, hat. Made from leather that had been treated so that it became tough and rigid.

Lovely patination means this now displays well as a decorative item and conversation piece.

France, mid 19th century.