Lieutenant General's Shoulder Boards

Boards, Shoulder

Materials:

Galloon, Thread, Brass and Wool

Dimensions:

W 2.75 in x H 5.5 in

Accession Number:

78.85

Credit Line:

Gift. Pototsky

Description

Pair of liutenant general's shoulder boards. Gold galloon with zigzags and red piping. In bottom center is embroidered 26 and three stars, above are two crossed brass cannon. Brass buttons with double eagles; on one button eagle is over crossed cannon. Belonged to Lieutenant General Mikhail Prochitov of the 26th Artillery Bridgade (26-я артиллерийская бригада).

History Note

Belonged to Lieutenant General Mikhail Prochitov of the 26th Artillery Bridgade. Prochitov was the director of the Crimea Cadet Corps from 1924-1929.

Inscriptions & Markings

On reverse of one shoulder board is stamped in gold: Гв. Эк. Общ.