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Belt clasp fastener

Object Number: 
INV.12441
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
overall (assembled): 2 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 5.1 x 5.4 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Silver belt clasp fastener in two parts with hook and eye at the center; each half is vertical rectangular with rounded corners, leaf design down the center surrounded with double row of studs; bars with teeth on outsides of reverse for belt attachment. Worn by Ms. Arthur Levy.
Gallery Label: 
This belt clasp fastener was originally worn by Louisa Barnard Levy (Mrs. Arthur Lumley Levy, 1807-1887), the donor's grandmother.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence N. Levy, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group