Campaign hat

Campaign hat
Title
Campaign hat
Date 
1917-1918
Medium 
Wool, leather
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 13 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 34.6 x 31.8 cm )
Description 
Brown wool felt campaign hat with "Montana peak" and wide, flat brim; crown with four ventilation holes with grommets; dark brown hat cord with dark brown acorn tips and slide; leather sweatband and chin strap.
Credit Line 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number 
1941.1200
Marks 
printed paper label: affixed to sweatband: "MADE IN / U.S.A. / 6 7/8"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this hat was worn by the donor during World War I. From 1917 to the end of the war, Dunsmore served first with the Ninth Coast Artillery Corps and subsequently with the Regular Army at U.S. Army General Hospitals No. 5 and No. 41.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group