Uncle Sam's Hat
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (6.4 x 8.6 x 9.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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.
Uncle Sam's Hat, 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)
overall, 40.274.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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