Waist belt

Object Number: 
1934.81a
Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Cotton, brass, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 80 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
cast, applied: plate: "G"
Description: 
Cotton and brass belt; white canvas belt with corner-cut, rectangular brass plate at right end; tin letter applied to plate front.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this belt was used by the donor while a member of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, from 1870 to 1877.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry Pearl Talmadge
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group