Brownie Uniform Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1945-1950

GUSN

GUSN-13079

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

uniforms
cotton (textile)
felt (textile)
wool (textile)
childhood
Cotton
Scouting
Felt
Wool
UNIFORM

Label

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.

Inscription

""Girl Scouts/ National Equipment/ Service/ New York City/ OFFICIAL Medium 1-143/ 70% wool/ 30% cotton/ Girl Scouts""

Associated Person

Bryon, Elmira Lee Kimball

Associated Building

Associated With Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1993.15

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