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Spanish American War Campaign hat: Fedora

Object Number: 
1957.133
Date: 
1895-1905
Medium: 
Wool, silk, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 13 1/2 x 11 in. ( 12.7 x 34.3 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped in gold: on inner band: "EXTRA QUALITY / REGISTERED / MOVEO ET PROFICIO / KNOX. / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Light olive green wool felt fedora with 1 3/4" silk band of matching color on exterior and brown leather sweatband.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this hat, which is there identified as a U.S. Army campaign hat, was worn by Colonel Thomas Henry Barber (1844-1905), the donor's father, while serving with the 1st Regiment of Infantry, New York Volunteers, during the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas H. Barber
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group