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Belt buckle

Object Number: 
1951.493ab
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 3 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 8.9 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Circular brass buckle with eagle perched atop anchor on front; slides through slot into wreath-bordered piece.
Gallery Label: 
This buckle was worn on an officer's sword belt, probably during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group