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Belt holster

Object Number: 
1957.277i
Date: 
1855-1870
Medium: 
Leather, brass, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 6 1/4 in. ( 30.5 x 15.9 cm )
Description: 
Leather, brass, and cotton belt holster; stitched black leather holster with belt loop sewn to back, red leather interior, and flap that fastens to brass stud on front.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this holster was part of a uniform worn by the donor's father, Emilio Buch, while serving in the 2nd Battalion, Cazadores Voluntarios de Matanzas, as part of Spanish forces during the Cuban insurrection of 1867.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Emily Buch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group