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Belt clasp

Belt clasp
Title
Belt clasp
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 4.8 x 7 cm )
Description 
Brass belt clasp; domed, stamped lion' head with buckle.
Object Number 
INV.6318.404
Gallery Label 
This clasp was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others at a military camp between 190th and 194th Streets and Audobon and Eleventh Avenues in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Built after the surrender of Fort Washington by American forces on November 16, 1776, the camp was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group