Fireman's belt: protection

Object Number: 
INV.9224
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (folded): 20 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 51.4 x 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center: "PROTECTION" painted: back: "1398A"
Description: 
Brown leather fireman's belt with metal buckle on one end secured with leather strap and two metal studs; red recess across the center with applied, painted leather lettering reading "PROTECTION".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group