Two part belt buckle depicting chrysanthemums

American or Japanese
1920s–1940s


Accession Number

2008.1361.1-2

Medium or Technique

Molded celluloid

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

This buckle is composed of two identical ivory-colored components in high relief. The silver-colored findings are glued to the backs and are stamped “pat. pend.”

Provenance

Before 2000, collection of Betsy H. Woodman, Newburyport, MA; gift of Woodman to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Betsy and Jonathan Woodman