Belt plate

Title:
Belt plate
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Brass, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 3 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 7.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular, silver-coated brass plate with stamped eagle in center with shield on breast, three arrows in one talon, branch in other talon, and flanked by wreath at bottom, with rayed background, thirteen stars, and inscription inside scroll at top.
Object Number: 
INV.4385b
Gallery Label: 
This plate was worn on a U.S. Army officer's sword belt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group