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Waist Buckle

2007.15.49 (RS9384)

Description

Mother of pearl lady's waist buckle with pierced star border around a cross-hatched center and raised buttons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, BELT
fasteners
Dimensions
3 in x 2 5/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.49
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
100621
Related Items
Notes Identical buckle at the MFA (RES.58.7) owned by Mrs. Joseph Moore of Ware, MA who is depicted in a family portrait wearing the buckle. The portrait by Erastus Salisbury Field is also in the MFA's collection (58.25).

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