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Belt buckle

1998.4796AB (RS22962)

Description

Two brass stamped belt buckles w/ dolphins and female grotesque at center of decoration; 2 buckles link together w/ clasp to form full design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, BELT
buckles (strap accessories)
Dolphin
dolphins (animals)
Embossed
embossing
fasteners
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Grotesque
grotesques
Dimensions
1.75 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4796AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23839

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