Combat helmet from World War I used by the 93rd Infantry Division
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- Created by
- United States Army, American, founded 1775
- Used by
- 93rd Infantry Division, American, 1917 - 1919
- A World War I combat helmet. The exterior of the helmet is olive green in color with a painted version of a 93rd Infantry patch on the front. The symbol consists of a powder blue helmet on a black circle. The interior is padded with cotton, and a layer of what looks like a fibrous plant material. Around the fabric is adjustable netting. The netting is connected to a piece of burlap with faux black leather on the top. There is a layer of faux red leather on the exterior of the inner padding with what looks like cylindrical pieces of plastic stuck in between slits that extend around the entire circumference. There is a leather chin strap.
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- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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- leather, imitation leather, metal, cloth, cotton, paint, plastic, plant fiber
- On Head Form: 9 1/2 × 11 × 11 in. (24.1 × 27.9 × 27.9 cm)
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- National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
- Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
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- NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- Clothing and dress
- World War I
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