Garrison cap

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Title:
Garrison cap
Date: 
1942-1945
Medium: 
Wool, other textile
Dimensions: 
folded: 5 x 11 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 29.2 x 1.9 cm )
Date End: 
1 945
Description: 
Olive drab wool garrison cap without trim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Object Number: 
1945.522
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this cap was worn by an American soldier stationed at Panama during World War II. Caps were worn without braid by enlisted personnel before being assigned to a unit. Also, braid was sometimes removed in theaters of operations to prevent identification of military units.
Date Begin: 
1942
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group