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Embroidered épaulette

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Vermillion broadcloth backed with coarse linen, design of castle surmounted by flag and framed by stylized foliage worked with gold thread, worn gold fringe at bottom, unfinished buttonhole at the top.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Gorely, Jr.

American, About 1759

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

23 x 13.5 cm (9 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1673

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool embroidered with gilt metal and silk threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes