Garrison cap

Garrison cap
Title
Garrison cap
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 )
Description 
Olive drab wool garrison cap with red and gold braid and leather sweatband.
Credit Line 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Object Number 
1945.509
Marks 
handwritten in ink: on lining: "RAINS" and "R 5945"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group