Fire helmet frontpiece: 17

Object Number: 
INV.9090
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 19.4 x 8.9 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Red painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "17" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "243" painted in gold below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group