Fire helmet

Object Number: 
INV.8889
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint, brass, gilding, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. ( 24.1 x 29.2 x 36.8 cm )
Description: 
Eight comb yellow painted leather fire helmet with tooled linear decoration on crown; gilded brass eagle frontpiece holder (frontpiece missing); textile half-lining.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group