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Belt

Belt

  • Place of origin:

    Tyrol (made)

  • Date:

    1753 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather, silver

  • Museum number:

    43-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's belt of leather, decorated with silver studs. Inscribed 'GELOWT / SEI • IESVS CHRISTVS IN / EWIGKEIT AMEN • IOHANES LENER • PF • 1753.' In the centre is the crowned Austrian eagle, on either side of which runs the inscription arranged in two rows between geometrical bands bounded at each end by a tulip. There are three straps and two buckles, which are modern.

Place of Origin

Tyrol (made)

Date

1753 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Leather, silver

Marks and inscriptions

'GELOWT / SEI • IESVS CHRISTVS IN / EWIGKEIT AMEN • IOHANES LENER • PF • 1753'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in, Length: 38 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 80880/1903.

Descriptive line

Belt, leather with silver studs, Tyrol, Austria, dated 1753.

Materials

Leather; Silver

Subjects depicted

Eagles (birds); Geometric patterns

Categories

Accessories; Men's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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