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Shoulder knot

Object Number: 
1850
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 14.6 x 6.4 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on tag attached to object: "2d Lt. epaulet / from uniform / of Squadron A / Gift of Major / Latham G. Reed, / March 5, 1932"
Description: 
Second lieutenant's shoulder knot; oval pad of interlaced gold braid with two black embroidered bars at center top and yellow wool backing; adjoining strap of twisted braid terminating in a loop.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Major Latham G. Reed, 1932
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group