Belt with sash

Object Number: 
1951.494c
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Cotton, leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 33 5/8 x 41 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 85.4 x 105.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: one end of clasp buckle: "JAMES S. SMITH / & SONS / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Red cotton grosgain 2 3/4" belt with metal clasp buckle, adjustable leather strap on reverse of one end, with sash hanging from the opposite end.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession record, this belt was part of a uniform of a Brigadier General.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Kenneth C. Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group