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Shoulder belt

Object Number: 
INV.11398d
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Leather, brass, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 x 2 1/4 in. ( 88.9 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: back: "LBSMITH . 8th CO. 7TH Regt. /N.Y.S.M." stenciled: back: "J.A. BAKER/63 WALKER ST./NEW YORK"
Description: 
Leather, brass, and tin shoulder belt; white buff leather with two ends fastened together by corner-cut rectangular brass plate with tin number applied on front, and with other end terminating in V-shaped black leather bayonet scabbard with brass throat; painted lettering on belt inside.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group