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Object Name: Shoulder knots (pair) in box
Date: 1897-1900
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Medium: Metal, wool
Dimensions: Container (box): 1 3/8 × 6 3/4 × 5 3/8 in. (3.5 × 17.1 × 13.7 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Pair of gold shoulder knots in original metal box; buttons cast with the Great Seal at the collar end; reverse lined with dark blue wool felt, strap on reverse; rectangular box is hinged across the back, with tab at the front center to lift the lid open, inside divided into two compartments.
Credit Line: Gift of Thomas F. Brown
Object Number: 1945.502c-e
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Marks: embossed: center of lid: "RIDABOCK & CO. / 112 / FOURTH AVE / NEW YORK"

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These shoulder knots were worn by Thomas F. Brown when he served as an Infantry officer, ca. 1898-1900.