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Belt clasp fastener

Belt clasp fastener
Title
Belt clasp fastener
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Florence N. Levy, 1946
Object Number 
INV.12441
Gallery Label 
This belt clasp fastener was originally worn by Louisa Barnard Levy (Mrs. Arthur Lumley Levy, 1807-1887), the donor's grandmother.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group