Money belt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1914-1918

GUSN

GUSN-13054

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

Descriptive Terms

money belts
accessories
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
rubber (material)
world wars
Men's personal gear
Rubber
Hand Stitched
World War I
BELT

Inscription

Stamped on snaps: ""U.S./ F./ CO./ (star)""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6419