Helmet

Object Number: 
1950.85
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 )
Marks: 
ink stamped: on inside edge (back): "U.S.N." ink stamped: on inside edge (front): "(AI K[AUG?] 11)"
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this type of helmet was worn when using head phones.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group