Overall: 4 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 27.3 x 19 cm )
cloth label: stitched inside top of crown: "MADE AND SOLD UNDER / AUTHORITY OF U.S. NAVY / W.A.V.E.S."
coth label: stiched inside sweatband: "W.A.V.E.S. / NAME . . . / RATE . . . / CONTRACT NO. 105"
WAVES' rayon(?) dress hat with white crown, dark blue brim which is slightly turned up on each side, and dark blue band with back "tail" with ends pinked at an angle; metal front insignia consisting of a silvered eagle with spread wings atop a silvered shield, the latter superimposed on gilded crossed anchors, with dark blue textile backing.
Gift of Miss Mary Jane Natto
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