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Shako

Object Number: 
1931.77
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 26.7 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Black leather shako with cylindrical, flat-topped crown which is tapered and angled forward; visor with underside painted green; top-stitched bands reinforce side seams and seam joining top to sides of crown; ventilation disks on either side near upper edge; metal-reinforced mount for front insignia at center front (insignia missing); black leather chin strip with ends secured to inside edges of crown.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. DeWitt M. Lockman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group