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Sporran

Object Number: 
Z.3080
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Leather, hair, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 11 in. ( 55.9 x 27.9 cm )
Description: 
Leather, hair, and cotton sporran; red leather cover, two belt loops, and pocket on back of bulbous, brown leather pouch stitched to back of another brown leather pouch that has scalloped, fringed black leather cover, skin patch suspending horsehair flap, and three black cotton laces with leather and brown horsehair tassels on front.
Gallery Label: 
This sporran was part of a uniform kilt worn by a member of the 79th Regiment, New York State Militia, during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group