Plume in cardboard tube
Feathers, ivory, metal, textile; cardboard
Overall: 14 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 37.8 x 4.8 cm )
Blue feather plume for military shako; metal cup bound with gold braid and covered in fine gold netting; ivory ring around base of feathers; in cardboard tube with removable cap at each end.
This plume was probably worn by the donor's father as a member of the militia.
Gift of Miss Emma Toedteberg
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.