Storage box for epaulets

Object Number: 
1942.532c-d
Date: 
ca. 1859
Medium: 
Metal, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 24.1 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed paper label: affixed to lid of interior compartment: "TO / ADJUST 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. / 1859."
Description: 
Black painted metal storage box for epaulets; oblong shape with rounded corners; hinged lid with flat top and wire handle; red velvet lining; oval interior compartment with detachable lid and three hat cords (INV.8277a-c) stored inside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. W. A. Mosscrop
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group