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Storage box for epaulets

Object Number: 
1949.313g-h
Date: 
1866-1887
Medium: 
Metal, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 23.5 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed paper label: affixed to lid of interior compartment: "TO / ADJUST THE EPAULETS / IN THE / AIR TIGHT CASE / Raise the Wire Frame put One to / the RIGHT then replace the Frame / for the reception of the other. / NO PAD OR PAPER REQUIRED. / 1866"
Description: 
Black painted metal storage box for epaulets; oblong with rounded corners; hinged lid with flat top and wire handle; red velvet lined interior; oval interior compartment with detachable lid; contains one pair of epaulets (1949.313d-e) and fifteen miscellaneous uniform fragments (INV.8268a-o), which are stored in interior compartment.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Leonard Nicoll
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group