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Spanish cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.559
Date: 
1880-1895
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 7 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 18.4 cm )
Description: 
Leather and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with two vertical belt loops sewn to rear and dome-shaped lid with sewn straps that fasten to brass studs on both sides of box; box contains two stepped leather compartments with twenty cartridge loops; illegible stamped marks on rear.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group