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Belt Buckle

1938.854 (RS7724)

Description

Vertically oriented elongated diamond shaped gilt metal belt buckle, two rows of cast alternating flower and leaf border; three pronged fastener.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, BELT
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
Dimensions
3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.854
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross
GUSN
100669
Reference Notes
Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 169-171
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