EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHOULDER STRAPS
A colonel's shoulder straps await you here if you come back.
Leaning forward, he pushed his arms through the shoulder straps.
He had on shoulder straps, and the mark of his rank on the cap.
The shoulder straps of his pack were thrown off and the pack struck the trail with a thump.
Poor Tom earned his shoulder straps but sleeps in a southern grave.
This apron is low-necked with shoulder straps and no sleeves.
On his person were found shorthand and other notes, a pair of lieutenant's shoulder straps, and other evidences of his calling.
The apron is to be gathered, or plaited to the band; and the shoulder straps may be of the same material, or of ribbon.
To enable one to use the neck muscles also in addition to the shoulder straps a head strap is used.
As listed today by most outfitting firms it consists of a sack with shoulder straps and head suspension.