Silk, leather, metal
Overall: 6 1/2 x 17 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 16.5 x 45.1 x 15.9 cm )
Black beaver (silk) chapeau with rigid crown with cock and fan that are stiffly vertical and tied together with black ribbon on either side; loop of wide gold metallic cloth tape with gilded metal button embossed with an eagle clutching an anchor with one talon within a border of rope and thirteen stars; gold bullion fringe at each corner; red leather sweatband and orange silk lining.
Gift of Mrs. John Jay Ide
printed: on lining: "F. J. HEIBERGER / ARMY & NAVY TAILOR / 535 FIFTEENTH ST. / WASHINGTON, D.C."
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