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Shoulder straps (pair)

Object Number: 
1962.22i,j
Date: 
1863-1865
Medium: 
Silk, metal, wool
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 4 1/8 in. ( 0.6 x 4.4 x 10.5 cm )
Description: 
Pair of Captain's shoulder straps with gold metal thread embroidered double bars at each end and border against blue velvet ground, hand sewn to wool.
Gallery Label: 
These shoulder straps were worn by David J. Pilsworth, who served with the 20th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops, 1863-1865.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Frederick Leishman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group