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The M.C. Lilley & Co. Plumed Bicorn Hat with Copper-Lined Case, circa 1900

Item Details

Type Bicorn Hat
Brand The M.C. Lilley & Co.
Materials Fur Felt, Ostrich Feathers, Silk, Leather
Period Late 19th/ Early 20th Century, Antique
Origin United States
Includes Box
Additional Information M.C. Lilley & Co. was founded in 1864, Columbus, Ohio, by four Civil War Veterans. The company produced regalia for military and fraternal organizations. “The M.C. Lilley & Co.” trademark was used from 1882 – 1925.
  • Secondhand clothing, handbags and accessories may retain minor imperfections throughout. Any measurements provided are approximate.


- hat: damage to ostrich plumes; surface wear with areas of loss to fur felt; dehydration to leather inner band at the edges; discoloration to crown lining.
- case: paint/finish loss; scratches, dings, and dents; areas of oxidation; residue and soiling.


18.25" W x 12.0" H x 7.5" D

- measures case.
- fur felt ostrich plumed bicorn hat with velvet trim: size 7.

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