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Belt plate

Object Number: 
1944.112
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 6 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "NY" (in script)
Description: 
Rectangular, curved brass plate with wreath in center.
Gallery Label: 
This plate was typical of those worn on the waistbelts of New York State troops during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Dr. James Hamlin MacIvor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group