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Gorget

Object Number: 
1923.59
Date: 
1796-1825
Medium: 
Brass, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 8.9 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: across center: "GR"
Description: 
Brass crescent-shaped British officer's gorget with a hole bored at each tip of crescent, with a silk fabric tape ribbon attached, a crown and king's cypher at the center.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles M. Lefferts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group