Belt buckle

Title:
Belt buckle
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular brass belt buckle with floral embossed border and stippled central section.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
Object Number: 
INV.620
Marks: 
written: on calling card found with object: "date about 1820/Belt Buckle/belonging to her mother/Mrs. C.S. Francis/of New-York" printed: on calling card found with object: "Mr. & Mrs. John Rogers./New Canaan, Ct."
Gallery Label: 
This belt buckle was donated by Mrs. John (Harriet Moore Francis) Rogers, Jr. (1841-1927), wife of the sculptor John Rogers. It belonged to her mother, Mrs. C. S. Francis, of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group