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Shoulder strap

Object Number: 
1920.129k
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Wool, metal, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 1 x 3.8 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Red wool felt captain's shoulder strap with metal thread embroidered double bars at each end and border around edges, brown cotton twill tape ties at each corner with metal ferrules at the ends; strap lined with dark blue wool felt.
Gallery Label: 
This shoulder strap was worn by Abner Doubleday (1819-1893).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas A. Eddy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group