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Brownie Uniform Hat

Description

Brown beanie with loop at top. Brownie embroidered on front.

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From "Waiting for a Gallery": Objects related to customs or rituals from particular periods are the ones future historians are likely to find most evocative. Scouting is a phrnomenon of 20th-century mass culture involving hundreds of thousands of children who have learned not only a wide range of skills but also a set of values.
Maker
unknown
Date
1945-1950
Inscriptions
""Girl Scouts/ National Equipment/ Service/ New York City/ OFFICIAL Medium 1-143/ 70% wool/ 30% cotton/ Girl Scouts""
Associated Building
Associated With Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
felt (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
childhood
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Felt
felt (textile)
Scouting
UNIFORM
uniforms
Wool
wool (textile)
People and organizations
Bryon, Elmira Lee Kimball
Accession Number
1993.15
GUSN
13079
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