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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Found in Collection
Catalog Number 14.0.070
Date circa 1960s
Description Marching band hat. Bridgewater College, circa 1960s. Shiny gold crown that slopes up at the front. Bracket at top front holding large red feather plume. Red fabric band with point toward crown. A gold metal star is affixed at the front center. Hard black plastic brim. Gold chain across brim and hooked to sides with gold buttons embossed with lyres. Black plastic chin strap across back of base. Brown plastic lining tied at center. Black leather chin strap. Manufacturer's label inside. Made by Ostwald, Inc. of Staten Island, New York.
Material Fabric, Metal, Feather, Leather
Made Ostwald, Inc. (Staten Island, N.Y.)
Used Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.)
Place of Origin Staten Island (N.Y.)
Dimensions H-120 W-0.5 L-11 feet