Aiguillettes

Object Number: 
INV.7476ab
Date: 
1945-1965
Medium: 
Cotton, brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 2 x 38 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 97.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Two braided cotton cords that terminate in three small loops in the shape of a shamrock at one end, and three longer loops at other end; one of the loops on each aiguillette ends in a brass ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
These aiguillettes were worn with the post-World War II Army service uniform.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group