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A neoclassical-style cavalry helmet depicting a decorative stylized pattern along the midline crest which runs from the brow to the back of the helmet. There is a hole in the crest at the brow to insert horse hair and an attachment on the side to insert a plume. On the underside of the crest there is a relief that possibly depicts Medusa and a grenade. A metal chin strap is attached to the wearer's right side, a pointed peak at the front and narrow brim at the back.
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