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Baldric belt (2)

Object Number: 
INV.8427ab
Date: 
1855-1870
Medium: 
Cloth, metal, brass, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 45 1/2 x 2 in. ( 115.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Cloth, metal, brass, and leather baldric belt; cloth belt woven with gilt thread, and with brass lion's head and shield fastened to front; shield has stamped eagle in center, with shield on breast, grasping arrows in one talon and branch in other talon, and flanked by rayed background at bottom.
Gallery Label: 
This baldric was part of a uniform worn by a U.S. military officer.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group