Garrison cap

Object Number: 
1945.509
Date: 
ca. 1945
Medium: 
Wool, other textile, leather, braid
Dimensions: 
folded: 5 3/8 x 11 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 13.7 x 28.6 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on lining: "RAINS" and "R 5945"
Description: 
Olive drab wool garrison cap with red and gold braid and leather sweatband.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this cap was worn by enlisted personnel during World War II. Ordnance Department personnel wore crimson and yellow braid, and Transportation Corps wore brick red and golden yellow. This cap is apparently associated with one of these divisions.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group