Fireman's belt

Object Number: 
Z.2022
Date: 
1854-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 100.3 x 5.7 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center: "EXEMPT S[ON]S" painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Black leather fireman's belt with "EXEMPT S[ON]S" in applied, red painted leather lettering on white painted (now discolored) leather panel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group