Fire helmet frontpiece: fire insurance

Object Number: 
INV.9215
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 5 x 1 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 12.7 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "FIRE / INSURANCE / [PA]TROL / CAD"
Description: 
Black and red painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "FIRE / INSURANCE / [PA]TROL / CAD" in applied, gold painted lettering on four recessed panels.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group