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Belt holster

Belt holster
Title
Belt holster
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Emily Buch
Object Number 
1957.277i
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group