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Storage box for epaulets

Storage box for epaulets
Title
Storage box for epaulets
Date 
1818-1825
Medium 
Cardboard, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 11 5/8 x 7 3/8 in. ( 12.4 x 29.5 x 18.7 cm )
Description 
Cardboard storage box for epaulets; rounded ends and rectangular indentions at center of each long side; blue sides with black base and lid; white interior which is fitted with cloth ties for holding epaulets in place.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Jones and her sons
Object Number 
1932.62c-d
Marks 
handwritten in ink: inside lid: "Epaulets / Belonging To / Gov. DeWitt Clinton" and "No 105 or / cd lc Pair / $18.50" ink stamped: inside lid: "BOOK LOVERS" handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to one end of box: "Yellow / Embroidered / No 105 / Case / 36" handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed on indented side: "38[58?]" typewritten: on scrap of paper found inside box: "MASONIC REGALIA / worn by / GOVERNOR DE WITT CLINTON / Presented by / Mrs. De Witt Clinton Jones / and her sons in memory of / her husband, great-grandson / of De Witt Clinton / 1932" handwritten in ink: inside box: "Epaulets belonging to / Gov De Witt Clinton"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group