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Object ID 1865.001
Object Name Ribbon
Collection Uniforms
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Mary Boyd
Year Range from 1776
Year Range to 1777
Description Family heirloom piece of silver metallic ribbon from the uniform of Colonel John Haslet (circa 1727-1777), a veteran of the French and Indian War and the first Colonel of the First Delaware Regiment during the American Revolution. He was killed in action at the Battle of Princeton. The ribbon has a linen base woven onto which are silver metallic threads in a pattern of diagonal stripes.

Dimensions W-1.625 L-24.5 inches
Dimension Details
Owned Haslet family
Provenance The donor was Colonel Haslet's grand-daughter.
Subjects Uniforms
Search Terms Colonel John Haslet
American Revolution
Kent County
Battle of Princeton
Continental Army
First Delaware Regiment
Eighteenth Century
Material Linen with silver metallic thread
Event American Revolution