Early Baseball Caps -
The pure the Washington Style where both the visor and crown of the cap are banded in contrasting braid were a popular in the 19th century and to this day endure in English public schools. While many early 20th century baseball teams had the crown band, and some the visor band, only the Washingtons from 1912 to 1915 had them both. The cap is closely associated with Walter Johnson pictured to the right.
All wool 6 panel cap with contrasting braid on both the visor and crown.2 1/2” firm visor with a green wool underside. No logo. Inside, is a hair canvas front backing and a sturdy black leather sweat band are authentic to the original.