Fire helmet frontpiece: Neptune 6

Object Number: 
INV.8914
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 20 x 8.3 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "NEPTUNE / 6"
Description: 
Black, gold, and red painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "6" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "NEPTUNE" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed, red painted panel above.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group