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Catalog Number 1979.017.001.1-.2
Object Name Helmet, Pith
Collection Darrell Loftis
Date c. 1969
Description .1) pre-1975 North Vietnamese Army pith helmet of khaki cotton over cork frame with leather chin strap and vinyl sweatband. Written on the underside of the brim is "Kellogg."
.2) North Vietnamese Army pith helmet hat cover of khaki oilcloth. Written on the cover is "Kellogg."
Vietnam
Dimensions H-6 W-9.5 L-12 cm
Material Cotton, cork, leather, metal, vinyl
Provenance This pith helmet and hat cover were part of the uniform of the North Vietnamese Army. They were found in 1969 near Hue, South Vietnam.
Search Terms military
Vietnam
Headwear
Category Military