From the Papal Armory provided by the Barberini family. One piece, 8 1/4" high, with well formed pear stalk" finial. Slightly down turned brim with rolled edge. The back pierced with a hanging hole. Skull base with a row of rivets and rosettes for the lining band. Short forging crack to the brim. A few small blisters from delamination. The surface with untouched rust growth to pleasing age character. Evidently untouched since the time of its use.