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Sword belt

Sword belt
Title
Sword belt
Date 
1860-1865
Medium 
Leather, cotton, metal, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 42 x 2 in. ( 106.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Leather, cotton, metal, and brass sword belt; stitched, black leather-covered canvas belt with sliding clip near center of belt suspending scabbard sling with brass hook at end that fastens to another scabbard sling suspended from loop sewn on left side of belt, and with rectangular brass plate at right end that fastens to clip on left; gilt lacing with three brown fabric bands sewn to belt and sling exteriors; plate has stamped English-style lettering in center, flanked by wreath at bottom and with beaded background; stamped number on clip.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Madden
Object Number 
1934.167
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group