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Belt Buckle

1963.216 (RS8112)

Description

Vertically oriented rectangular silver belt buckle, engraved rose vine design; chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Shumway, Robert Garrick (Silversmith)
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
Possibly Springfield, MA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, BELT
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
3 in x 1 5/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.216
GUSN
100667
Reference Notes
Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 589.
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