Also known as High Hat. Cylinder of metal inserted into colour runners on the front of a parcan or other lantern to limit spill light.
a tall-crowned hat usually of beaver or silk. tulle-----a sheer often stiffened silk, rayon, cotton or nylon net used chiefly for veils or ballet costumes. It is difficult to launder. Comes is white and colors and is very cool, dressy, and delicate.
Worn for formal occasions with tail coat. Tall cylindrical crown in various heights. Late 19c., changed from beaver to silk hat. Also TOPPER, SILKER.