Horse's breast plate
Horsehair, leather, silk brocade
Overall: 30 x 38 1/2 x 1 in. ( 76.2 x 97.8 x 2.5 cm )
Horse's horsehair breast plate; semi-circular breast plate with scalloped leather collar embroidered with a foliate design, lengths of brown horse hair draped below; w-shaped silk brocade blue and white lining.
Gift of Henry O'Reilly
This breast plate was used during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.