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Uniform fragment

Uniform fragment
Title
Uniform fragment
Date 
1851-1883
Medium 
Leather, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 4 x 2 in. ( 0.6 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Leather fragment of firefighting uniform; white leather with scroll-edged metal hook attachment at one end; opposite end torn.
Object Number 
Z.2600
Marks 
stamped: metal tag: "CAIRNS & BRO. / 148 / GRAND ST. NY"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group