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Belt Buckle

1938.855 (RS199262)

Description

This vertically oriented rectangular matte gold belt buckle is decorated with applied cast foliate scrollwork and a central, stylized flower. The clasp is hinged at the bottom, with a vertical, hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Material
gilding
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Buckle, Belt
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
gilding
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 1 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.855
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross
GUSN
100646
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