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Belt buckle

Belt buckle
Title
Belt buckle
Date 
1855-1865
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 3 x 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Two-piece brass belt buckle; circular piece with eagle perched atop anchor on front that slides into another piece with rectangular slot with wreathed border.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mary L. and Ellen Constant
Object Number 
1943.362ab
Gallery Label 
This buckle was part of a uniform worn by Theodore Allen, who served in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group