Date1850 – 1917
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...".
Credit LineGift of Marion Dowling
Object Typebelts (costume accessories)
Related People & OrganizationsDowling, John (associated)