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Shako

Shako
Title
Shako
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Leather
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 26.7 x 17.1 cm )
Description 
Black leather shako with cylindrical, flat-topped crown which is tapered and angled forward; visor with underside painted green; top-stitched bands reinforce side seams and seam joining top to sides of crown; ventilation disks on either side near upper edge; metal-reinforced mount for front insignia at center front (insignia missing); black leather chin strip with ends secured to inside edges of crown.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. DeWitt M. Lockman
Object Number 
1931.77
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group