Strap and Buckle

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-4547

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

Descriptive Terms

straps (fasteners)
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
brass (alloy)
gilding
leather
cannons (artillery)
Brass
Leather
Gilded
Eagle
Cannon
Strap

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Multiple Use Artifacts

Dimensions

2.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.754.2AB