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Strap

Object Number: 
INV.8671ll
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (as rolled): 1 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 9.8 x 10.5 cm )
Description: 
Brown leather strap with 9 perferated holes, leather-covered buckle frame with single metal tongue.
Gallery Label: 
This leather strap was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine, who served as a surveyor with the Army engineers during the Civil War. Paine was responsible for devising systems and tools to better facilitate the surveyor's tasks, including patenting a coiled steel tape measure.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group