Uniform [Cap (Dress Service)]

Bates Hatter, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Bates Hatter, Manufacturer
Description
Dress service cap, officer's cap, blue wool cloth, flat top, round shape with a peak. The plastic around the brim is a black, woven band. Around this band and over the peak is a black, patent leather strap which is buttoned to the brim band on each side. A brown leather band runs around the inside of the brim. The hat is lined with a fawn/brown satin-like material. The head lining over the satin is a green felt. The leather headband is stamped with gold leaf and reads: Bates Hatter, 21 Jermyn Street, St James's London. On the front of the cap, above the patent leather strap, is a badge made up of crown at the top, a golden eagle in the middle and laurel leaves at the base.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Processed Material/Textile/Felt
Signature/Marks and Type
BATES HATTER 21 JERMYN STREET, ST JAMES'S, LONDON
BATES / Hatter / 21. Jermyn Street. / ST JAMES'S / LONDON Maker's Mark
BATES / Hatter / 21. Jermyn Street. / ST JAMES'S / LONDON Embossed
Accession No
2004.146
Credit Line
Bates Hatter. Uniform [Cap (Dress Service)], 2004.146. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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