Campaign hat

Campaign hat
Title
Campaign hat
Date 
1919-1920
Medium 
Wool, leather
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 13 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 34.3 x 31.1 cm )
Description 
Dark olive green wool felt campaign hat with "Montana peak" and wide, flat brim; crown with four ventilation holes with grommets; brown and black hat cord with acorn tips and slide; leather sweatband and chin strap.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
Object Number 
1923.93
Marks 
stamped in gold: on sweatband: "Crutcher & Starks / Louisville, U.S.A." handwritten in ink: on sweatband: "C. M. Lefferts, RegY. Sgt. Maj. / 7th Inf. N.Y.G."
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this is an Army regulation campaign hat. It was worn by the donor, who served in the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, from November 1893 to November 1899, May 1901 to November 1902, and from November 1914 to the early 1920s.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group