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Helmet

Helmet
Title
Helmet
Date 
1942-1945
Medium 
Metal, paint, styrofoam, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 13 x 11 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 33 x 28.3 cm )
Description 
Large blue painted metal helmet; regular domed form with edges shaped to cover ears and neck; interior padded with styrofoam covered with blue painted textile.
Credit Line 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Object Number 
1950.85
Marks 
ink stamped: on inside edge (back): "U.S.N." ink stamped: on inside edge (front): "(AI K[AUG?] 11)"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this type of helmet was worn when using head phones.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group