Straw, silk crepe, leather
Overall: 4 x 11 3/4 x 13 in. ( 10.2 x 29.8 x 33 cm )
Man's straw hat with violet silk crepe band with printed pattern; depression in top of crown and on either forward side, creating a "point" in front; inner band made of leather.
Gift of General Dwight D. Eisenhower
According to the accesion records, this hat was worn by Dwight D. Eisenhower during his campaign for the Presidency in 1952.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.