Aglet in box

Object Number: 
1948.147ab
Date: 
1890-1905
Medium: 
Silk; metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (aglet): 2 1/4 × 5 3/4 × 39 in. (5.7 × 14.6 × 99.1 cm) Overall (box): 3 7/8 × 8 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (9.8 × 2
Marks: 
cast: on label, center of lid: "H. V. ALLIEN & Co. / NEW YORK"
Description: 
God braided cord shoulder cord with gold colored metal ferrules at the ends which are decorated with acanthus leaves and Roman helmets; housed in rectangular black metal box with hinged lid, with maker's metal tag at the center.
Gallery Label: 
This aglet was worn by Colonel George Creighton Webb (1853-1948). It was possibly worn during the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jorge R. André
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group