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Shoulder straps (pair)

Object Number: 
1920.129g,h
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 5.1 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Pair of black velvet major-general's shoulder straps with two metal thread embroidered 5-pointed stars and border around edges.
Gallery Label: 
These shoulder straps were worn by Major-General 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