Overall: 4 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 10.2 x 19 x 13.3 cm )
in relief: on button: "EXCELSIOR"
Militia officer's epaulet; rigid, capsule-shaped strap with gilded metal button embossed with an eagle above the word "EXCELSIOR" and gold embroidered crescent with sequin trim; three layers of gold bullion fringe, the outermost measuring approximately 3 1/2 inches in length by 1/2 inch in diameter; padded yellow silk lining with hook fastener.
Gift of Fred Carver Duncan, through Mrs. Fred C. Duncan
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