Overall: 8 x 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 26.7 x 16.5 cm )
in relief: on front insignia plate: "7"
printed paper label: affixed inside top of crown: "From / BAKER & MCKENNEY, / Manufacturers and Dealers in / Military Goods. / 63 Walker Street, / NEW YORK."
handwritten in ink: on printed paper label: "I. R. Lane
Black wool felt shako with black patent leather top and trim; angled cylindrical crown with gilded metal insignia of the 7th Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., attached to front; small somewhat rectangular visor; chin strap secured at either side with a button embossed with crossed cannon; white pompon mounted above insignia; black leather sweatband.
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth Miller
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