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NYCPD service stripe

Object Number: 
INV.7489
Date: 
1935-1945
Medium: 
Wool, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 11 x 1/2 in. ( 0.3 x 27.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Yellow felt stripe edged with black silk stitching.
Gallery Label: 
This stripe was worn on the cuff of a New York City mounted policeman's jacket sleeve, and indicated five or more years' service.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group