Shoulder straps (pair)

Object Number: 
1962.22e,f
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Silk, metal, wool
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 4.8 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Pair of Lieutenant's shoulder straps, with gold metal thread embroidered bars at each end and border against blue velvet ground; sewn to wool.
Gallery Label: 
These shoulder straps were worn by David J. Pilsworth, who served with the 20th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops, 1863-1865.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Frederick Leishman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group