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Fire helmet frontpiece: Foreman

Object Number: 
INV.8938
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 in. ( 19.4 x 9.2 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "FOREMAN / 11 / BFD"
Description: 
Gold painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "11" cut out at center and backed with black painted leather, with "FOREMAN" and "BFD" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed panels above and below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group