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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

European ➔ Cap, Scottish, Glengarry-style

Green and yellow tartan plaid wool , garrison style cap has a red wool pompom on top. It is edged with black grosgrian ribbon which forms a small tail at the back and a small rosette applied tot he left side of the cap. The inside is lined with black satin.;The glengarry originated in Glengarry, Scotland in 1805. They were orignially worn by Scottish officers since the middle 1800s. It is now commonly worn by members of civilian pipe bands. It is considered the approriate hat worn by any male in Highland or evening dress. The tartan represents clan affiliation.;Removed from old school loan box;Found in one of the old school loan kits. Removed to be placed in the permanent collection.;1) Label sewn to the inside reads " 6 5/8 Made in Scotland" |
1950 – 1970
4" h 10.5" w 4" d
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Museum Collection
Discovery Kit: Hats (November 2018)
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