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Sword belt

Object Number: 
1953.333
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Leather, cotton, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 1/8 x 2 in. ( 99.4 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: left end: "32"
Description: 
Leather, cotton, and brass sword belt; stitched, black leather-covered canvas sword belt with brass clip near center of belt suspending scabbard sling with brass hook at end that fastens to another scabbard sling suspended from circular frog sewn on left side of belt, and with circular brass buckle at right end that fastens to clip on left; buckle has stamped eagle perched above anchor in center, encircled by thirteen stars, roping, and wreathed border; stamped wreathing on clip; stamped number on left belt end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederic Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group