Fire helmet frontpiece: 23

Object Number: 
INV.9096
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 8.9 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Black leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "UNIT[ED] STATES" in applied leather lettering at top; "23" cut out at center with cut out star above, both with painted leather backing.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group