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The Army Museum

Cap, Forage


Accession number: 2019.0.762
Category: Headwear
Date: 1991
Measurements: 15.5cm H x 29.3cm Diameter
Culture: Soviet
Description: Soviet Union Officer's forage cap; possibly Internal Troops; blueish green coloured crown; red band around cap with matching piping around upper and lower crown seam; black plastic peak; gold chain chinstrap attached either side with a gilt button; large silver coloured cap badge on front; oval in centre, flanked by leaves on either side; in centre of oval and a a red enamelled star with a hammer and sickle in centre; white enamel fills the rest of the space around the star; brown headband; blue cloth lining