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