Leather, felt, braid, feathers, metal
Overall (shako): 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (17.1 x 24.8 x 23.5 cm)
Part (plume): 9 x 3 in. (22.9 x 7.6 cm)
in relief: on front insignia: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" (on banner)
Shako with rigid, black felt-covered bell crown with black patent leather trim and visor; large shield-breasted eagle insignia of gilded metal; heavy gold braid draped in front and back; metal scale chin strap with leather backing attached at either side to hooks suspended below gilded metal buttons embossed with crossed cannon; black and red feather plume.
Gift of the Veteran Corps of Artillery, New York, through Brigadier-General Charles Elliot Warren
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.