Overall: 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. ( 21 x 26.7 x 16.2 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: "L. B. Smit
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 (missing on right side); white pompon mounted above insignia; black leather sweatband.
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