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Hat

Description

Military chapeau worn by Colonel Mendez I. Cohen (1796-1879) while he served as a member of Captain Nicholson's Company and General Armistead's command at the Battle of Fort McHenry in 1814. The triangular hat is decorated on the front with a gold emblem of an eagle with a shield, surrounded by gold braids and ribbons.

Creator

Date

circa 1814

Materials

Fabric, leather, metal

Object ID

1929.15.3

Resource ID

11899

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Johnson, Mrs. D. Grigsby Long, and Mrs. Harriet Cohen Coale

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.