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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Stetson, John B.
Descriptions
rope 25 felt 201 black 554
Names
cavalry hat
Subjects
sabres gold crossed
Date:
ca. 1875
Dimensions:
H: 5.5 in, L: 13.75 in, width: 12.5 in, brim: 2.75 in, crown: 5.5 in
Credit Line:
Dr. Robert L. Anderson Collection
Inscription:
Inside crown is stamped in light blue: CAMPAIGN/HAT/MANUFACTURED/BY/JOHN [illegible]/[illegible]/[illegible].
Remarks:
Black felt campaign hat, folded over brim edge with double row of machine stitching. Black grosgrain ribbon hatband machine stitched in place over which is a double yellow braided cord hatband with acorn ends. Circular brass air vents in each side of crown. Affixed center front is a gold plated metal insignia of crossed sabres with : 7A. Brown leather sweatband. Circa 1885.
Accession Number:
1.69.1252

Not currently on display

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