Epaulet

Title
Merchant Navy Chief Officer Epaulet
Object ID
000.001.003 a-b
Category
Communication Artifacts, personal symbol
Materials
leather, felt, brass, cotton
Description

A pair of epaulets for a Merchant Navy chief officer uniform. There are three golden lines on one side, with a golden diamond outline above the middle line. On the opposite end of the epaulet, by the tip, is a brass button. The button has a rope pattern around it, an anchor at the centre, and a crown atop the anchor. The backside of both epaulets is made of black leather.