Russian Imperial Pattern 1882 Army Hussar General rank’s service hat. General rank’s hussar cavalry cap in Pan-Slavic style instituted during the reign of Alexander III.
Red wool crown with wide black faux eece band covering the rise, front mounted with silvered Imperial eagle surmounted by For Excellence award scroll and of - cer’s cockade. Trimmed in silver bullion cord with hussar knot on the back and silver ribbon cross on the crown in general’s zigzag pattern. Lined in black cotton with leather sweatband and paper store label of A. Vinnale, Warsaw-Pernov. Provenance: Important private collection in the USA