Brass Tag

  • Object: Helmet

    Object: Helmet

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a helmet, specifically a pickelhaube, from 1904. This helmet is believed to have been worn by the 67th infantry regiment of the Prussian army signified by the eagle shaped plate (or wappen) on the front of the [...]

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  • Object: Forage cap

    Object: Forage cap

    Sep 25, 2018

    2010.5.1 Forage cap African American United States Date: 1889-1895 Materials: Felt, leather, brass Photo via: U.S. Army Military History Institute, nps.gov This item is an 1889 model of a Buffalo Soldier forage cap. It has an attached 1872 model brass [...]

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  • Object: Incense burner

    Object: Incense burner

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0450c Incense burner (thurible) Lebanese Date: Unknown Materials: Brass A thurible is a metal censer in which incense is burned during religious services. The thurible is suspended from chains and is gently swung by the priest or thurifer  in order [...]

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