Forage cap

Object Number: 
1934.85
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wool, other textile, leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 10 x 6 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 25.4 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
white metal: pinned to front of cap: "LCC"
Description: 
"Chasseur pattern" gray wool felt forage cap; black patent leather visor which is flat and somewhat rectangular; soft crown with circular, countersunk top; band of black felt around base of crown with initials "LCC" in white metal at center front; black patent leather chin strap secured at either side by a gilded metal button embossed with shield-breasted eagle; black leather sweatband and brown textile lining.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group