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Aiguillettes

Aiguillettes
Title
Aiguillettes
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.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number 
INV.7476ab
Gallery Label 
These aiguillettes were worn with the post-World War II Army service uniform.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group