Wool, silk, other textile, braid, metal
Overall: 2 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 7 x 19 x 16.5 cm )
embroidered: on insignia patch: "V / NG"
in relief: on button: "NG"
printed: on lining: "HENRY V. A[LLIEN] / . . . / . . . / 7 BO[ND] . . ."
Soft, brimless dark blue wool felt cap with a band of bright medium blue cloth tape around lower edge and circular red patch with "V/NG" embroidered in gold attached in front; chin strap of fine gold braid with two slides; gilded metal buttons embossed with initials "NG" secure chin strap at either side; quilted black silk lining.
Gift of Reverend L. Humphrey Walz
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