Plume in cardboard tube

Object Number: 
1935.149a-d
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Feathers, ivory, metal, textile; cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 37.8 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
This plume was probably worn by the donor's father as a member of the militia.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Emma Toedteberg
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group