Fedora worn by Michael Jackson during Victory tour

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A black fur felt fedora with gold metal buckle worn by Michael Jackson on his 1984 Victory tour. The interior is made of white silk and is stamped with the mark of the Maddest Hatter, a double Griffon flanking a crest with banner that reads "A Crown Upon Your Head." The interior label reads, "Made in USA custom made 7 3-8". The interior black leather hatband is stamped: "By Maddest Hatter" ; "Made Expressly for Michael Jackson" ; "100% Genuine Fur".
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Musicians
Popular music
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Created by
Maddest Hatter, American
Owned by
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
felt with silk, leather, and metal
Dimensions
H x W: 5 1/8 x 12 x 13 1/8 in. (13 x 30.5 x 33.3 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
1984
Type
fedoras
Object number
2009.42.2