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Forage Cap

Description

Dark blue broadcloth cap with patent leather peak. Trimmed with black cord and two brass buttons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
""E.H.S."" enclosed in wreath embroidered in tarnished gold. [English High School] ""B.S.R"" on brass buttons. [Boston High School Regiment] Tag pinned to inside of hat: ""R41/SIMNDS""
Associated Building
Subject English High School.
Material
brass (alloy)
cloth
cord (fiber product)
leather
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Boys' Clothing
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cap
Cap, Forage
Cap, Military
cloth
Cord
cord (fiber product)
forage caps
headgear
Leather
leather
Military
People and organizations
Boston High School Regiment
English High School
Accession Number
1974.444
GUSN
42039
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