each: 4 x 8 1/4 x 6 in. ( 10.2 x 21 x 15.2 cm )
stamped: on both brass fasteners: "HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER / NEW YORK"
stamped: on one fastener: "RIGHT"
stamped: on the fastener: "LEFT"
printed: on lining of each strap: "12"
Pair of general officer's epaulets; rigid strap with two silver embroidered stars, one inside gilded brass crescent, on gold textile ground, and gilded brass button with shield-breasted eagle inside a border of stars; three layers of gold bullion fringe, the outermost measuring 3 1/2 inches in length and 1/2 inch in diameter; brass channel fastener.
Gift of Mrs. Jorge R. André
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