Beanie, gold and green, "MWC"

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Dublin Core

Title

Beanie, gold and green, "MWC"

Subject

Beanies
College Freshman

Description

Green felt circular beanie with large button covered in yellow felt on top. Lettering "MWC' in yellow felt on the front. These caps distinguished incoming freshmen on campus. Beanies went through different phases of color and style throughout the years. The practice of wearing beanies continued until it was polled unpopular by the student body in 1972.

Date

1966

Format

1 JPEG

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Beanie cap, Felt

Physical Dimensions

Circumference: 23.5 inches

Provenance

Gift of Linda Glynn Hutchinson, class of 1966

Accession Date

2007-06-05

Condition

Worn felt on top button edges

Materials

Felt