Garrison cap

Object Number: 
1946.91c[dup]
Date: 
1945
Medium: 
Wool, other textile, metal
Dimensions: 
folded: 5 x 12 x 1 in. ( 12.7 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on insignia: "UNITED STATES COAST GUARD / 1790 / SEMPER PARATIS" printed/handwritten: on cloth label: "U.S. COAST GUARD / Name Alice Johnson / Rate ooom 1009" maker's label: stitched inside cap: "U.S. COAST / [GUARD] / CLOTHING DIVISION" own
Description: 
Navy blue wool women's garrison cap; flat-folding, with gilded metal Coast Guard insignia pinned to one side.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this cap was worn by the donor during World War II. Other parts of her uniform are also in the N-YHS Collection.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Alice Johnson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group