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Epaulet

Epaulet
Title
Epaulet
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Louise B. Craig
Object Number 
1918.24
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this epaulet was presented to Captain Samuel Craig of the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment (1777-1871) by General Lafayette for distinguished service in the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group