Fireman's belt: knickerbocker

Object Number: 
INV.9229
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (folded): 22 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 56.2 x 6.7 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center of belt: "12 KNI[C]KERBOCKER 12" applied: center of belt sleeve: "THW"
Description: 
Brown leather fireman's belt with remnant of a leather strap at one end; red recess across the center with applied leather lettering, painted white, reading "12 KNI[C]KERBOCKER 12"; belt sleeve at one end with red shield shaped recess at center with applied leather lettering reading "THW".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group