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Cavalry cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.561
Medium: 
Leather, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 6 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Leather, wood, and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with two vertical loops for shoulder belt riveted to rear, and double flaps with implement pocket on inner flap and strap on outer flap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; box contains stepped wooden block with twenty bored cartridge holes.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group