Helmet

Object Number: 
1945.48
Date: 
1917-1918
Medium: 
Steel, paint, leather, textile, fiber, cord
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 12 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. ( 12.1 x 31.4 x 28.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on underside of brim: "187 / ZD" painted: inside crown: "A56" printed paper label: inside top of crown: "TIGHTEN CORD / AND ADJUST / NET TO / FIT THE HEAD"
Description: 
Olive green painted trench helmet with textured surface; domed oval crown and roughly horizontal brim; padded liner made of leather and black oilcloth; leather chin strap.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this helmet was worn by the donor in World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group