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Object Name Belt, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00051, a
Description Tan leather sword belt with gold thread trim, gold paint decoration, two suspension slings with brass studs and swivel hooks; two piece tongue and wreath Virginia State Seal belt plate (.51a).

Material Leather/Brass/Gold braid
Dimensions W-1.5 L-36 inches
Owned Robert E. Lee
Provenance This sword belt was worn by General Robert E. Lee during the war. Lee is shown wearing this sword belt in the standing portrait photograph taken by Julian Vannerson in 1864.
People Lee, Robert E.