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Belt plate

Belt plate
Title
Belt plate
Date 
1855-1865
Medium 
Brass, lead
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Brass and lead belt plate; lead-backed, oval brass plate with two studs and hook on back, and stamped lettering on front.
Credit Line 
Gift of Thomas Ollive Mabbott
Object Number 
1936.589
Marks 
stamped: front: "SNY" (NY State Militia)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group