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Bell crown cap with plume

Object Number: 
1936.684ab
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Leather, feathers, textile, paint, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 10 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 26 cm )
Description: 
Black leather bell crown cap with lower edge extending into a deep point in back and visor with underside painted green; cockade in the form of a leather rosette with a button at center embossed with an eagle above the word "Excelsior"; gold metallic cloth tape in the form of an inverted "V" stitched to front (not original); tall plume with white and blue feathers.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group