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Object Name CHAPEAU
Catalog Number 0985.13.00832
Description 1859 pattern officer's black beaver skin full dress chapeau bras with turned-up sides. Decoration consists of wide gold ribbon with brass Virginia State Seal button and a brass eagle pin along with black ribbon rosette and band. Sweatband of black leather. Manufacturer's label in crown: "Horstmann Bros Co / Military and Fancy Goods / Maide-Lane / New York."
Dimensions H-7.5 L-17 inches
Owned Andrew Jackson Grayson
Owner Regiment 45th Virginia Infantry, Co. F
Made Horstmann Bros. Company
Provenance Capt. Andrew Jackson Grayson wore this beaver skin chapeau during the war.
People Grayson, Andrew Jackson