Library Catalog - Kentucky Historical Society

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Belt, Sam Browne
Catalog Number 1977.47.35
Date 1948-1952
Material(s) Leather/Brass
Description This is a Kentucky Military Institute (KMI) Sam Browne belt. It is made of black leather, with black stitched embroidered detail. It has a brass buckle, as well as brass hardware throughout. It also comes with a leather shoulder strap and saber sling, which have brass hardware. There are multiple sizing holes on the waist belt and shoulder strap, allowing for adjustment. The saber sling brass buckle/attachment has an engraved decorative design.

Notes This belt belonged to Kentucky Military Institute (KMI) student James E. Kurz.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Kurz, James E.
Subjects Military uniforms
Leather goods
Leather industry
Belts (Clothing)
Leather garments
Search Terms Kentucky Military Institute (KMI)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS