Fireman's Helmet
Late 19th c

Very interesting construction.


of indigo dyed quilted cotton, with large crown and small front flap, side face protector flaps all in plain dark indigo horizontally ribbed caught down with thick cotton, thickly padded and lined with a paler indigo cotton with inked caligraphy, the inner neck and side flaps in mid coloured indigo with a brick type pattern, outlining in white, indigo dyed ties, buttonhole on side protector flap, 21 in; 53 cm


Very good. The button is missing. One hole 1 x 1/2in; 2.5 x 1 cm .


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