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Military Hat

Description

Black; fedora style (pinched crown with round brim); military badge with embroidered intitals; gros grian ribbon; decorative blue and gold with tassel tie.

Details

Maker
John B. Stetson Co. (Manufacturer)
George L. Griffin & Son (Retailer)
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
Embossed on leather lining: 1. ""IMPROVED SWEAT - PATENTd JAN. 1st/THE FRAY/TRADEMARK REG.D OCT. 8th 1878."" 2. ""JOHN B. STETSON CO., PHILADELPHIA, PA/STAR/USA."" 3. ""Geo. L. Griffin & Son/404 WASHINGTON ST. BOSTON."" (with a standing griffin holding shield with initials.) 4. Badge attached at front: ""68 GAR"" (This is the Grand Army of the Republic of Mass.)
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Material
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Hand Stitched
HAT
hats
headgear
machine-made
Men's clothing
Military
military uniforms
stitching
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6.875 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.947
GUSN
39274

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