|Object Name||Badge, Cap|
|Maker||N.S. Meyer, Inc.|
|Dimensions||H-1.5 W-1.75 inches|
|Description||This is a hat badge from the Kentucky Military Institute. The piece is oval in shape and is made of brass. The piece has a wreath along the edge with the word "KENTUCKY" on a scroll along the bottom edge. On the front center is a circular enameled disk with the inscription "CHARACTER MAKER THE MAN" along the edge with a background of yellow enameling. In the center is a set of crossed rifles with the letters "K M/ I"in front of a blue background. The back has a center post that is threaded and has a screw on backing. The back also has two side posts. The maker's mark reads "N.S. MEYER INC./ NEW YORK" and is located beneath the center post with a shield at the left.|
|Collection||KHS Museum Collection|
N.S. Meyer, Inc.
Farmer, William P.
Kentucky Military Institute (KMI)
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|