Model 1858 Hardee Hat, c. mid to late 19th century, black felt hat body with two rows of stitching around brim, black silk grosgrain ribbon around crown, and a blue wool infantry hat cord, black paper label on inside crown of hat marked U.S. ARMY over an eagle, shield, and panoply of arms, and EXTRA/MANUFACTURE/3, ht. 6 in.
Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College.
Felt in good condition, missing the sweatband.
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