Consul hat and cock feathers with silver braid and button. Button design of thistle, rose and shamrock surmounted by a crown. Cock feathers of white and red.
Chapeau, 1858-60, worn by Francis Wilkinson Pickens as Ambassador to Russia under President James Buchanan. His chapeau, made by Hayden & Whilden of Charleston, has a circular cockade with a palmetto tree and the South Carolina motto: Animis Opibusque Parati (Prepared in Mind and Resources). Charleston Museum