Historical information

Part of a nurses' uniform during the Second World War.

Physical description

Khaki wool felt hat with wide brim and burgandy-brown grosgrain ribbon band with bow on right side. The hat also has a grosgrain sweatband with a maker's label sewn in on the interior. This is marked in ink with manufacturers' label. Elastic chip strap on interior has deteriorated and broken in half.

Inscriptions & markings

Label on interior reads "MADE IN AUSTRALIA/UIM/N451-1943/SIZE 6 5/8 - 21 1/4 in."