Waist belt (2)

Object Number: 
1953.178ab
Date: 
1870-1875
Medium: 
Cotton, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 x 2 in. ( 83.8 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: plate front: "GAR/" "GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC ......VETERAN. 1861" (inscription is inside border of circle enclosing scene of man, woman, and two children thanking veteran by five-pt. star; circle enclosed by star)
Description: 
Cotton and brass waist belt; white canvas with rectangular brass belt at right end that fastens to clip on left.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group