Military Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-39274

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

Descriptive Terms

hats
military uniforms
headgear
stitching
machine-made
wool (textile)
armed forces
Men's clothing
Hand Stitched
Military
HAT

Inscription

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.)

Additional Identification Number

1937.953

Maker

John B. Stetson Co. (Manufacturer)
George L. Griffin & Son (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dimensions

6.875 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.947

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)