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Service cap

Object Number: 
1967.83c
Date: 
ca. 1940
Medium: 
Wool, other textile, leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 11 x 10 3/8 in. ( 12.1 x 27.9 x 26.4 cm )
Marks: 
maker's label: inside top of crown: "RIDABOCK & COMPANY / 65-67 MADISON AVE / TRADE MARK / NEW YORK" in relief: on front insignia: "EXCELSIOR"
Description: 
Olive drab wool service cap with brown leather visor and chin strap; gilded metal insignia representing the New York State seal; buttons securing chin strap embossed with similar insignia.
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