Belt Buckle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100619

Description

Round shield shape belt buckle of faceted and riveted cut steel beads, wreath design on top and bottom, central motif of eagle with splayed wings, mounted on purple velvet ground and attached to metal backing, long bar and hook closure for belt on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
Buckle
Buckle, Belt
Buckle, Belt

Inscription

"MARTIAL" / 13. RUE DE LA PAIX" (Stamp)

Additional Identification Number

62

Related Items

Title Pair of gold bracelets Accession Number 1925.879
Title Charm Accession Number 1925.880
Title Hat Marker Accession Number 1925.881
Title Tiara Accession Number 1925.593
Title Franconia Notch Souvenir Comb Accession Number 1929.1491
Title Silver buckle Accession Number 1929.1492
Title Silver back comb Accession Number 1929.1493
Title Purple velvet buckle Accession Number 1929.1496

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Clothing Accessories

Dimensions

4 7/8 x 3 1/16 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1929.1496

Reference Notes

For more information on cut steel jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 702-707; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 100-109.

Places

Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)