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Object Name: Sword belt
Date: 1898-1900
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Medium: Leather, silk, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 x 38 1/8 x 18 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 96.8 x 47 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Leather sword belt covered with light blue and gilt striped trim, with nearly square metal belt buckle at right end with the Great Seal in crossed branches, leather tab at left end, left side has a half-circle leather tab with a slit for the sword, slings of unequal length on metal attachment with hook, adjustable buckles near the end with swivel catches at the end, slings match belt design.
Credit Line: Gift of Thomas F. Brown
Object Number: 1945.502b
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This sword belt was worn by Thomas F. Brown when he served as an infantry officer from 1898-1900.