Man's leather belt

Probably Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 175 x 7 cm (68 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.583

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s leather belt covered on outside with red velvet, edged with narrow needle-work band worked with yellow and white silk, similar needle-work outlines appliqué ornament, and two velvet tabs which conceal leather straps and buckles, once lined with cotton, a few vestiges remain along edges. Metal buckles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Olivia James Chapman