Waist belt

Object Number: 
1802
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Leather, brass, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 84.8 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: belt interior: "S.V. HOFFMAN/7th Regt NY"
Description: 
Leather, brass, and tin waist belt; white buff leather belt has applied tin letter on front of corner-cut rectangular brass plate at left end of belt, that fastens to clip on right; handwritten inscription on belt interior.
Gallery Label: 
This waist belt was probably part of a uniform worn by Samuel Verplanck Hoffman while a member of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group