The Top Hat was to the C19th what the Tricorn was to the C18th. Styles varied enormously in the first part of the decade before settling down to the conventional straight sides we know today.
This is a good example of a popular style with it's extravagantly curved brim and gently flared crown.
Sizes: 55 to 62.
Black wool felt.
Crown Width: 18.5cm
Crown Height: 15cm