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European cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.586
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Leather, brass, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Leather, brass, and cotton cartridge box; rectangular black leather box has two straps riveted to rear with other ends fastened to brass studs at bottom of box, and rectangular lid with straps that fasten to studs on side of box; cotton fabric tape riveted across interior.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group