Any well maintained, clean, cowboy or western hat can certainly pass as a dress hat – but back in the 19th century, small brimmed or Town Hats were the norm to wear with a good suit of clothes.
Our Bat Masterson, Butch Cassidy and King Schultz Bowlers are examples of likely the most common head ware worn in the mid to late 1800s in North America. A bowler was worn by all classes of people from butchers in New York to politicians in Washington and the western Outlaw; Butch Cassidy and Marshal Bat Masterson.
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