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Colchester Historeum


Accession number: 2018.14.1
Category: Headwear
Object type: Man's
Materials: Wool;Fleece
Brand: Eastern by Lewis Hat Factory
Marks/Label: Eastern/by Lewis
Narrative: Made at the Lewis Hat Factory in Truro, NS.
Description: A red and black ushanka style hat with a visor. The ear flaps can be tied up on top of the head and secured with two ribbons, or they can be worn down around the ears. The inside is lined with fleece.
History of Use: Owned by the donor's father, Fred A. Bennett, for over 25 years. Worn as a hunting hat.