A cocked hat made of black beaver, that folds up at the brim to the crown. It is decorated with a silver loop and button on the right facing side over the top of a ribbon. There is a plume of red and white feathers that attaches to the top of the crown. The hat comes with a triangular tin container that has a brass plaque. " MAJOR CHAs STAPP " is written on the plaque. "Hobson & Sons Military Outfitters 37. & .38. Little Windmill Street, Haymarket, London. W. / 43 & 44 Artillery Place, Woolwich" is written on another brass plaque. The inside has a leather sweatband, lining and the manufacturer's label.
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