Overall: 4 1/2 x 8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 20.3 x 14 cm )
Private's epaulet; rigid, dark blue felt-covered strap with gilded metal button with an eagle above a shield and inscription, "EXCELSIOR / N.Y.S.A. / NATIONAL GUARD," in relief; crescent in the form of a dark blue textile roll with regular pattern of ridges and white braid trim; white cotton fringe; elongated metal hook for fastening; probably mate of INV.8012.
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