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Dress hat

Object Number: 
1946.121d
Date: 
1930-1945
Medium: 
Wool, other textile, leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 11 x 10 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 27.9 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: beneath crown, center: "Royal Uniforms / 257 FOURTH AVE. / NEW YORK CITY"
Description: 
Dress hat with white wool crown with flat, roughly circular top and visor with oak leaf sprays embroidered in gold metallic thread on black felt ground; gilded metal insignia in the form of a shield-breasted eagle surmounted by a banner and a disk with thirteen stars; chin strap made of gold metallic cloth tape with leather backing, secured at either side by a button embossed with insignia similar to type attached to front of hat.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group