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Waist belt with bayonet scabbard

Object Number: 
1937.260
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 in. ( 99.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: belt plate: "7" (7th Regiment, National Guard New York)
Description: 
Leather and brass waist belt with bayonet scabbard; black leather belt with corner-cut rectangular brass plate at right end that fastens to brass loop on left, and triangular leather scabbard with tapered brass tip and cone-shaped finial; stamped number on front of belt plate.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this waist belt and scabbard were part of a uniform worn by Charles A. Schermerhorn while a member of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group