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Helmet

Helmet
Title
Helmet
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of George A. Smith
Object Number 
1945.48
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"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this helmet was worn by the donor in World War I.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group