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Buckle

1998.4832 (RS22030)

Description

Military brass buckle w/ American eagle and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" inscribed on ribbon underneath; wreath surrounding eagle; rectangular shape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
American
American Eagle
armed forces
Brass
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE
buckles (strap accessories)
eagles (birds)
Embossed
embossing
fasteners
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Military
United States of America
Dimensions
2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4832
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23875

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