Garrison cap

Object Number: 
1967.83d
Date: 
ca. 1940
Medium: 
Textile, leather, metal
Dimensions: 
folded: 5 1/8 x 11 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 13 x 29.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on sweatband: "RIDABOCK & CO. / 65 Madison Ave. / NEW YORK" handwritten in ink: on cloth label stitched to sweatband: "1st LT. K. C. Miller"
Description: 
Flat-folding olive drab polyester(?) garrison cap trimmed with black braid with rectangular flecks of gold-colored metal; brown leather sweatband and yellow (synthetic?) textile lining.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this cap was part of the uniform worn by Kenneth C. Miller as a 1st-Lieutenant in the 107th Infantry Regiment (7th Regiment), National Guard New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth C. Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group