Dragoon helmet

Object Number: 
1936.681
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Leather, bearskin, silk, cord, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. ( 24.1 x 29.2 x 20 cm )
Description: 
Leather dragoon helmet with center seam of rounded crown covered by bearskin crest with linen backing; 2 1/4" wide red silk velour band secured with wire-wrapped cord looped zigzag-fashion around circular metal buttons (two on each side).
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, there was once a tag attached to this hat with the following identification: "TROOPER'S HAT, 1825. F. R. CURTIS."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group