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Money belt

Description

Waterproof; khaki cotton moneybelt; unfolds to 2 flapped pockets w/ marblized metallic buttons over snap closures. Both pockets lined w/ brown cotton twill; upper pocket has 2 small inner pockets w/ same button snap closure; lower pocket has inner pocket w/ same closure, no flap. Fastens w/ white cotton tape belt which wraps around folded purse; wrapped around waist & drawn through metal buckle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1914-1918
Inscriptions
Stamped on snaps: ""U.S./ F./ CO./ (star)""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
rubber (material)
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
BELT
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's personal gear
money belts
Rubber
rubber (material)
stitching
World War I
world wars
Accession Number
1969.6419
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13054

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