Fireman's belt: Granite

Object Number: 
INV.9228
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal, paint, textile
Dimensions: 
overall (as folded): 21 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 55.2 x 12.1 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center: "GRA[NI]TE" painted: "2334"
Description: 
Brown leather fireman's belt with interior narrow leather strap and remnant of buckle secured with metal studs; the center is recessed with red leather having painted yellow leather lettering which reads "GRA[NI]TE"; fabric fragments adhere to parts of the underside.
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