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Material
FIBREGLASS; ANIMAL-LEATHER; FABRIC-CANVAS;
Description
A brown miner's hat with a hook for a lamp and a heavy canvas brim. The hook for the lamp is mounted on a thick piece of leather that has been riveted to the front of the hat with three rivets. The brim of the hat is attached with rivets toward the front and a heavy string around the perimeter of…
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Other Names
helmet
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, HEADWEAR
Description
A brown miner's hat with a hook for a lamp and a heavy canvas brim. The hook for the lamp is mounted on a thick piece of leather that has been riveted to the front of the hat with three rivets. The brim of the hat is attached with rivets toward the front and a heavy string around the perimeter of the hat. Inside the hat is canvas padding and straps. There is a piece of red tape at the back of the hat near the bottom.
History Of Use
Miner's cap is protective headgear that was used when miner's were working, a lamp can be attached to the front to provide light in the dark mines.
Material
FIBREGLASS; ANIMAL-LEATHER; FABRIC-CANVAS;
Width
24
Length
30
Depth
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1986.32.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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