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Fire helmet: NY Exempt Assn, A.M.

Object Number: 
INV.8882
Date: 
1854-1880
Medium: 
Leather, paint, brass, other metal, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 11 1/4 x 15 in. ( 22.9 x 28.6 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
applied leather: on frontpiece: "NY / EXEMPT / ASSOCIATION / AM"
Description: 
Eight comb black leather fire helmet with tooled floral vine border on brim; black leather frontpiece with firefighting tools painted at center and "NY / EXEMPT / ASSOCIATION / AM" in gold painted leather lettering; brass eagle frontpiece holder; textile half-lining.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group