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Epaulet

Object Number: 
1918.24
Date: 
ca. 1777
Medium: 
Textile
Dimensions: 
Overall (flat): 8 3/4 x 6 x 3/8 in. (22.2 x 15.2 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Epaulet with tapered red wool strap edged with gold metallic cloth tape, and gold fringe that extends below gold tape ornamentally configured as an interlaced figure 8.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this epaulet was presented to Captain Samuel Craig (1777-1871) of the Pennsylvania Regiment, Company F (1st Company) by General Lafayette for distinguished service in the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777. Craig was recruited from Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise B. Craig
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group