Baldric

Baldric
Title
Baldric
Date 
1870-1880
Medium 
Leather, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 6 in. ( 52.1 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Leather and brass baldric; black leather belt with rectangular brass buckle, and shield-shaped tip, with hooks at both ends that fasten to rings on brass-mounted sides of rectangular black leather box that has shield-shaped flap with strap that fastens to stud at bottom of box; two crossed, cast brass swords below brass letter fastened in center of flap; stamped mark on box front.
Credit Line 
Gift of Abel I. Smith, 1931
Object Number 
1757
Marks 
cast, applied: front flap: "A" stamped: box front: "HENRY V. ALLIEN & CO./NEW YORK"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group