An antique, late 18th century pewter alms dish, known as a cardinal's hat because it resembles the wide rim hats known as galeri worn by the cardinals. With owner's monograms: I.M.K. and R.M. with engraved floral frame and dated 1798. No touch marks evident.
DATE 17th century, later inscription
DIMENSIONS Width 13 Depth 13 Height 1 in. Rim: Width 3.125 in.