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Belt plate

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