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Baldric

Baldric
Title
Baldric
Date 
1860-1865
Medium 
Leather, brass, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 6 in. ( 12.7 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Leather and brass baldric; rectangular, black leather-covered wooden box with brass sling swivels fastened to slanted sides, and cast brass eagle with shield on breast, three arrows in one talon, and branch in other talon fastened to shield-shaped leather flap.
Credit Line 
Presented by Louise Madden on November 26, 1934
Object Number 
INV.7849
Gallery Label 
This cartridge box was probably part of a set of military accoutrements that belonged to John Madden.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group