<em>Uncle Sam's Hat</em>, 1880. Glass, 2 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (6.4 x 8.6 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.274. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.274.jpg)

Uncle Sam's Hat

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (6.4 x 8.6 x 9.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.274

Image: 40.274.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
White milk glass molded into the shape of Uncle Sam's hat, with applied blue paint. Hat has tall cylindrical crown with flat top; sides taper toward brim and are molded with vertical stripes; molded hat band with stars. Brim turned up slightly on sides. Blue paint applied on brim and hat band. CONDITION: Fair; scratches and losses in blue paint, especially around hat band.

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