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Storage box for epaulets

Object Number: 
1948.146c-f
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Metal, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 7 in. ( 17.1 x 23.5 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on scrap of paper found inside box: "Epaulets -- / Spanish-American War / 1898 / Worn by Inspector-General / George Creighton Webb / On display in / MILITARY GALLERY / 1948.146 NYHS / 1955"
Description: 
Black painted metal storage box for epaulets; oblong with rounded corners; hinged lid (now detached) with flat top and wire handle; red velvet lining; oval interior compartment with detachable lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jorge R. André
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group