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Uniform fragment

Uniform fragment
Title
Uniform fragment
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Leather, textile, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 10 x 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 25.4 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Triangular yellow (originally white?) painted leather fragment of a fireman's uniform; recessed, black painted panel at center with "1" superimposed on crossed hook and ladder below "DREA[DNO]UGHT" in applied leather lettering; edges with red binding; backed with black painted textile.
Object Number 
INV.9006
Marks 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "DREA[DNO]UGHT / 1"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group