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Strap and Buckle

1977.754.2AB (RS117070)

Description

1977.754.2a is a gilt brass buckle with relief eagle design and motto with cannon and weapon motif. 1977.754.2b is a red leather strap or harness with gilt string banding and ellipses in center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
gilding
leather
Object type
Multiple Use Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
buckles (strap accessories)
Cannon
cannons (artillery)
Eagle
fasteners
Gilded
gilding
leather
Leather
Strap
straps (fasteners)
Dimensions
2.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.754.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4547

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