Naval officer's full dress cocked hat : Lieutenant G A Hill, Royal Naval Reserve

Collection ID REL30430.001
Collection type Heraldry
Title Naval officer's full dress cocked hat : Lieutenant G A Hill, Royal Naval Reserve
Object type Headdress
Maker J Friedeberg

Naval officers full dress black 'beaver' cocked hat lined with loosely pleated white silk and a leather sweatband. The upper edge of the hat is bordered with black silk lace woven in an oak leaf and acorn pattern. The right side bears a black silk ribbon cockade and a single twist of bright gold bullion looped around a gilded brass Royal Navy officer's button. Each end of the hat bears an inset tassel consisting of five small gold bullions mounted above five gold and five blue bullion eyes.