Helmet

Object Number: 
X.195a
Date: 
ca. 1918
Medium: 
Steel, paint, leather, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 32.1 x 22.5 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: on lining: "Bressel"
Description: 
Green painted steel helmet; domed form with flared base and shaped lower edge with peak in front; padded leather lining and leather chin strap.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this helmet was brought home from the Western Front (France) by an American soldier in 1918.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group