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Call #:
1825.1.1
Title:
Grenadiers' Cap
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1774-1775
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Headwear; Hat, military uniform
    Materials:
    cloth cardboard facing
    Description:
    Grenadiers' cap of wool with painted pasteboard front decorated with gold anchor, lion and words "Hope, God and Our Rights." On black background "PG."
    Dimensions:
    Height:15 in x Width:8.5 in
    Research Notes:
    Chartered by RI gen. Assembly Oct 8, 1775.
    Bibliographic References:
    (Brown, Anne S. K. 18th Century Grenadier Caps; Providence Journal Jan 6, 1885...Rhode Island History Vol. 12, No. 2, April 1953.)
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