A Shako is a tall, cylindrical military cap, with a visor and tapered top. Chin strap. Outer is black stained vegetable tanned leather, inner is unstained. Mounted with a brass military crest topped with a felt plume (in black and white). The crest reads “MIT GOTT FUR KOENIG UND VATERLAND ” “FR” on a single headed eagle clutching an orb and sceptre.