Cover for dress hat

Object Number: 
1953.334h
Date: 
1943-1945
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 10 x 1/2 in. ( 28.9 x 25.4 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
White linen cover for Navy dress hat; oval in shape with two buttonholes in lower band that correspond with chin strap buttons on hat.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this cover belongs to a hat worn by the donor as a lieutenant (jg) in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Holloway's uniform coat, trousers, overcoat, shoes, and other accessories are also in the N-YHS Collection.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. H. Maxson Holloway
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group