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Belt Buckle

1922.468 (RS6864)

Description

Vertical rectangular rolled gold belt buckle with sulphide cameo at center, engraved floral design, cameo depicts male figure in Spartan style helmet; clasp fastener is hinged at bottom and clasps at top, four pronged tongue.\n According to the donor, this belt buckle was worn by her mother, Mrs. Otis Norcross (Lucy Ann Lane).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, BELT
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
glass (material)
Dimensions
3 1/8 in x 3/4 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.468
GUSN
100604
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Notes Belt buckle with similar cameo in New York Historical Society collection (1940.911)

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