White dress cap, artillery
Cotton, other textile, leather, metal
Overall: 4 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 26.7 cm )
Dress hat with white cotton crown with flat, circular top and visor with oak leaf sprays embroidered in heavy gold metallic thread on black felt ground; gilded metal insignia consisting of shield-breasted eagle surmounted by a banner and a disk with thirteen stars; chin strap of gold metallic cloth tape with leather backing secured at either side by a button with similar insignia.
Gift of Mrs. George C. Haas
maker's label: inside top of crown: "Luxenberg / MILITARY & CIVILIAN TAILORS / Breeches Makers / NEW YORK"
stamped in gold: on sweatband: "Luxenberg / CIVILIAN & MILITARY TAILORS / 485 Madison Avenue - New York"
in relief: on insignia: "E PLURIBUS / UNUM"
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