Wool, other textile, leather, metal
Overall: 5 3/4 x 12 x 10 5/8 in. ( 14.6 x 30.5 x 27 cm )
in relief: on insignia: "E PLURIBUS / UNUM"
maker's label: inside top of crown: "Brooks Brothers / ESTABLISHED 1818"
Dress hat with blue wool crown with flat, circular top, red ribbon band trimmed with gold metallic cloth tape, and black felt-covered visor with oak leaf sprays embroidered in heavy gold metallic thread; gilded metal insignia consisting of shield-breasted eagle surmounted by a banner and starburst; chin strap of gold metallic cloth tape with leather backing secured at either side by a button embossed with similar insignia.
Gift of Mrs. George C. Haas
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