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Brassard

Brassard
Title
Brassard
Date 
1941-1946
Medium 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/8 x 29 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 0.3 x 74.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Black wool felt naval brassard, rectangular with oblique corners, yellow felt "SP" at the center, with cotton twill weave fabric tape ties at each side.
Credit Line 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Object Number 
INV.7429
Marks 
applied: at center: "SP"
Gallery Label 
This brassard designated a member of the U.S. Navy's Shore Patrol, the Navy's equivalent of the Army's Military Police (MP).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group