Cartridge Box W/1 paper cartridge; 2nd quarter 19th C. with later strap

Object Number: 
1936.691
Date: 
1875-1885
Medium: 
Leather, wood, brass, cotton, hair
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Leather, wood, brass, and cotton cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with brass brush and pick suspended from two brass fob-type chains fastened to white canvas sling that passes through two vertical belt loops in rear of box, and flap with fastening strap; box contains wooden block with twenty-four bored holes for cartridges.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was used with a carbine, and was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group