Suspender buckle (one of a pair)

probably English
1867


Dimensions

13.9 x 4.6 x .8 cm (5 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Medium or Technique

Silver and steel alloy

Not On View

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular with three teeth and heavy chain with two fasteners on each buckle, each engraved, on one side: HWP, on other side: December 25, 1867. Worn by donor’s mother’s grandfather, Horace W. Pitkin.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine