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Waist belt

Waist belt
Title
Waist belt
Date 
1914-1918
Medium 
Cotton, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 92.7 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
Cotton and brass waist belt; fatigue canvas belt with sliding clip on right side, brass holes, and hook at right end that fastens to clasp on left; button on left exterior stamped with eagle in center that has shield on breast, three arrows in one talon, branch in other talon, and with flower at top.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. John H. Marsching, 1948
Object Number 
INV.12022a
Gallery Label 
According to an attached label, this waist belt was part of a uniform worn by Major John H. Marsching during World War I.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group