Waist belt with holster and percussion cap pouch

Object Number: 
1943.479
Date: 
1855-1870
Medium: 
Leather, brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/4 in. ( 54 cm ) Part (holster): 9 x 3 3/4 in. (22.9 x 9.5 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: second flap of pouch: "E. GAYLORD/CHICOPEE/MASS."
Description: 
Leather, brass, and iron waist belt with holster and percussion cap pouch; iron-buckled belt slides through loops on back of holster and pouch; dome-shaped brass fastener for pouch flap; stamped mark on second pouch flap.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Margery Austen Ryerson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group