Steel, paint, leather, textile, fiber, cord
Overall: 4 3/4 x 12 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. ( 12.1 x 31.4 x 28.9 cm )
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.
Gift of George A. Smith
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"
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.