Irish-American Boxing Trophy Belt

Irish-American Boxing Trophy Belt

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
belt, boxing
date made
1850 - 1900
Physical Description
leather; textile; steel (overall material)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
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
CL.64.0171
accession number
249438
catalog number
64.0171
subject
Irish Americans
Boxing
Sports
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Cultures & Communities
Family & Social Life
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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