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A tall, high-crowned hat with a narrow brim, worn from the late 18th century (when called a round hat), reaching its supreme height circa 1850 at about 8 inches high. Until circa 1830 it was made of beaver, then usually of silk. Though normally black, white was fashionable in the 1830s and 40s, and sporting varieties might be grey, brown or white.
probably by Hippolyte Damours, published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 28 February 1839