Fire helmet frontpiece: foreman hose

Object Number: 
INV.9093
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 6 x 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Gold painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "FORE[M]A[N] / [H]OSE / 5[5]" in applied black leather, with "E. B." painted in black below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group