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Belt buckle

1998.4794AB (RS22031)

Description

Two round steel and brass? belt buckles w/ attached embossed decoration of scrolled fashion and w/ 2 winged griffin-like creatures at both sides of decoration; buckles attach together w/ clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
steel (alloy)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
BUCKLE, BELT
buckles (strap accessories)
Embossed
embossing
fasteners
Griffin
Possibly brass (alloy)
Possibly figure- and animal-derived motifs
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
2.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4794AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23837

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