Belt plate

Belt plate
Title
Belt plate
Date 
1860-1870
Medium 
Brass, lead
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Brass and lead belt plate; lead-backed, oval brass plate with two arrowhead and one other hooks on back, and stamped lettering on front.
Credit Line 
Gift of Isaac B. Sniffen
Object Number 
1918.53
Marks 
stamped: front: "US"
Gallery Label 
This belt plate was probably worn on a bayonet or sword belt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group