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Belt buckle

Belt buckle
Title
Belt buckle
Date 
1855-1865
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Two-part buckle with circular piece that fastens through a rectangular slot onto another circular piece that has a wreathed border.
Object Number 
INV.8655
Gallery Label 
This buckle was of the type worn on U.S. Army uniforms during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group