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Brassard

Object Number: 
INV.7429
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 )
Marks: 
applied: at center: "SP"
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.
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).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group