Cricketers' belt with attached buckle inscribed 'The Royal Game', c.1870

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Belt
Date Used
Circa 1870
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Brief Description
Cricketers ribbed cloth belt with red and blue horizontal stripe divided by a thin white stripe. Rectangular buckle features 2 raised crossed bats, a ball and stumps surrounded by a circular border with text that reads "THE ROYAL GAME". Framing this is a wreath with a ribbon below and flags above that flank a crown. Metal adjustment bar and loop clip at opposite end to buckle.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 55 W: 780 D: 5mm (H: 2 3/16 W: 30 11/16 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
Circa 1870
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7068

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