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Man's Leather Belt from Romania

Man's leather belt from Hungary, mid-20th century. Man's leather belt from Hungary, mid-20th century. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2016.0409.

A broad, embroidered, man's leather belt is housed in the collection of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands. It is 104 cm long and 14 cm broad. It is made from a wide band of leather decorated with stylised floral and geometric motifs worked in coloured stripes of plastic using running and back stitches. The belt is further decorated with metal eyelets. It is fastened with three large belt buckles. 

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 30 October 2016).

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