Belt

Object number
17.16.001
Date
1850 – 1917
Description
Leather fireman's belt with black scalloped edging. "TORRENT" in white lettering. Decorative red, white, and black leatherwork around lettering. Topstitched in place. Metal buckle on one end. Leather hole-punched strip 8 in. long attached to other end. Metal hook attached to bottom of belt to PR of first "T." Inside lined in black resin coated woven fabric. Tag "#28. Gift of Miss Marion Dowling July 28 1917. Fireman's apparel of John E. Dowling. Fire Co. No. 1." on buckle. Remains of tag adhered inside "... Dowling... 2...".
Materials
leather
metal
paint
Credit Line
Gift of Marion Dowling
Object Type
belts (costume accessories)
Related People & Organizations
Dowling, John (associated)