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Epaulets (pair) in storage box

Object Number: 
1950.325e-f,h
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Metal, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Each (epaulet): 3 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (9.5 x 19.1 x 14 cm) Box: 7 1/8 x 9 x 7 in. ( 18.1 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on fasteners: "LEFT" and "RIGHT"
Description: 
Pair of naval officer's epaulets; rigid, gold lace covered strap with a gilded metal button embossed with an eagle perched on an anchor, and a silver anchor centered inside crescent; two layers of gold bullion fringe, the outermost measuring 3 inches in length and 3/8 inch in diameter; padded black velvet lining and brass strap fastener; in black painted metal storage box which is rectangular in shape with rounded corners, and has a hinged lid with flat top and wire handle; thirteen pieces of miscellaneous naval uniform accessories (INV.8274a-m) found inside box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Irving Levy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group