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Buckle

1998.4833 (RS22021)

Description

Brass(?) filigree buckle w/ 2 dolphins (poss. bronzed) at either side of center pole; dolphins atop scrolled foliate V-shaped decoration; decoration embossed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
bronze (metal)
bronzing
filigree enameling
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
bronze (metal)
Bronzed
bronzing
BUCKLE
buckles (strap accessories)
Dolphin
dolphins (animals)
fasteners
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Filigree
filigree enameling
leaf scrolls
Possibly brass (alloy)
Scroll
Dimensions
2 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4833
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23876

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