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Object Name CAP, NAVAL
Catalog Number 0985.03.00077
Description Confederate navy officer's cap with almost all of the original wool missing. Only a fragment of the navy blue fabric remains attached to the crown and under the insignia. The insignia is a silver thread fouled anchor; wide gold thread braid chin strap with brass naval cuff buttons on either side; black leather visor and strap; lining of black silk.
Material wool, brass, silk, leather
Dimensions H-3 L-8 inches
Owned Raphael Semmes, Mrs. Hart Gibson
Owner Regiment CSS Alabama
Provenance Cap worn by Confederate States Navy Admiral Raphael Semmes of the CSS Alabama. Given by him to Mrs. Hart Gibson of Lexington, Kentucky.
People Semmes, Raphael
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Headgear