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Shoulder straps

Object Number: 
1967.25c,d
Date: 
1891-1899
Medium: 
Wool, metal, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 4.4 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: across maker's label: "COMDR. G. E. IDE / U. S. N. / S. N. MEYER. MFR. WAHS'N,D.C."
Description: 
Pair of Naval commander's shoulder straps, with metal thread embroidery of an eagle flanked by fouled anchors against black background; reverse lined with red leather, maker's label across center of reverse, metal hooks at each corner.
Gallery Label: 
These shoulder straps are part of a uniform which was worn by George Elmore Ide, when he served as a Naval commander from 1891-1899.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Jay Ide
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group