Belt buckle

Object Number: 
INV.8655
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.
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