Irish-American Boxing Trophy Belt

Description (Brief)
Embroidered nineteenth century boxing belt featuring both Irish and American iconography. Figures include two bare-knuckled pugilists, as well as shamrocks, harps, U.S. and Irish flags, and two builidings.
Currently not on view
Object Name
boxing trophy belt
belt, boxing
boxing belt
date made
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
overall: 4 3/4 in x 36 in x 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 91.44 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Irish American
Cultures & Communities
Family & Social Life
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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