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Belt Buckle

1920.203 (RS6762)

Description

Rectangular white metal belt buckle set in two parts with pear shaped and brilliant cut steel beads on obverse; pierced holes along sides for stitching to material.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, BELT
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
Dimensions
1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.203
GUSN
100602
Reference Notes
For more information on cut steel jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 702-707; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 100-109.
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