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Descriptions
gilt 5 hair 424 braiding 4 white plume horse 292 gold 240
Names
helmet 9
Subjects
eagle insignia 2
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
H: 10 in
Inscription:
Eagle on front with insignia and 9/Excelsior, handwritten on inside, Gibson.
Remarks:
Model 1881 U.S. excelsior helmet with gilt ornamented spike and white horsehair plume and eagle on front with insignia and 9/Excelsior, handwritten on inside Gibson. Also has gold braiding on hat. Adapted for the 9th New York State Militia, c. 1890.
Accession Number:
1.69.1260

Not currently on display


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