Fire helmet frontpiece: 47

Object Number: 
INV.9205
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 14.9 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: ". . . ORK / 47 / CV. . ."
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "47" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with ". . . ORK" and "CV. . ." in applied, gold painted lettering above and below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group