Helmet

Object Number: 
1950.68
Date: 
1840-1865
Medium: 
Brass, leather, iron, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 7.9 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: mouthpiece: "oz/2/1 3/4" body: "1 lb/4"
Description: 
Brass, leather, and iron powder flask; pear-shaped brass body with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged lever on side; stitched brown leather cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry L. Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group