Wool, leather, metal, other textile
Overall: 5 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. ( 14 x 29.8 x 28.6 cm )
Dark blue wool Marine Corps dress hat with dark blue braid in cruciform interlace pattern stitched to top; black leather visor; chin strap made of gold metallic cloth tape with red stripe attached to leather backing; metal front insignia in the form of a half-globe superimposed on an anchor and surmounted by an eagle; buttons securing chin strap embossed with an eagle clutching an anchor below an arc or thirteen stars.
Gift of Major William Landauer, U.S.M.C.R.
maker's label: inside top of crown: "Ridabock & Co. / New York"
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