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Shoulder knots (pair)

Object Number: 
1849ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Textile, metal
Dimensions: 
each: 6 3/4 x 4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 10.2 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: on pad: "A" maker's label: stitched to reverse: "ESTABLISHED 1838 / THE WAR[raised arm with mace]NOCK CO. / TRADE MARK / NEW YORK."
Description: 
Pair of cavalry officer's shoulder knots; pad with embroidered "A" framed by two embroidered bars on yellow wool ground, with three rows of gold braid surrounding; strap with interlaced gold braid and gilded metal button embossed with New York state shield; steel strap fastener.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group