Storage box for epaulets

Object Number: 
INV.8284ab
Date: 
ca. 1841
Medium: 
Metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 27 x 18.1 cm )
Marks: 
incised: on top of lid: "Phillip Schuyler / Consul at Liverpool / 1841" handwritten in ink: on tag attached to handle: "Epaulettes / 1841 / Ph . . . p Schuyler / U.[S.] Consul at Liverpool. / Savon[?] G . . . Schuyler"
Description: 
Black painted metal storage box for epaulets; oval shape with half-cylindrical indentation at center front and back; hinged lid (now detached) with flat top and wire handle; contains miscellaneous uniform fragments (INV.8285a-e).
Gallery Label: 
A tag attached to this object indicates that it once belonged to Philip Schuyler (1788-1865), who served as U.S. Consul at Liverpool, England, in 1841.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group