Dress blue cap, artillery; 1910-1940
Wool, other textile, leather, metal
Overall: 5 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. ( 13.7 x 26 cm )
Dress hat with dark blue wool crown with flat, circular top, red ribbon band edged with gold metallic cloth tape, and black patent leather visor with oak sprays embroidered in heavy, gold metallic thread; gold embroidered insignia in the form of a shield-breasted eagle surmounted by a banner and thirteen stars enclosed in a circle; chin strap of gold metallic cloth tape secured at either side by a button embossed with insignia similar to type embroidered on front of hat.
Gift of Mrs. George C. Haas
maker's label: inside top of crown: "THE WARNOCK UNIFORM CO. / ESTABLISHED 1858 / TRADE MARK / 19& 21 WEST 31ST ST. / NEW-YORK"
embroidered: on front of hat: "E PLURIBUS / UNUM" (part of insignia)
stamped in gold: on sweatband: "GENUINE RUSSIA / WARNOCK"
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