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Gorget

Object Number: 
1931.42
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Metal, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 14 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
cast: across banner above eagle's head: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Description: 
Metal crescent-shaped regimental army gorget lined with dark blue wool felt, with metal cord loops anchoring buttons at each tip of crescent, seal of the United States applied at the center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Oscar T. Barck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group