Woman's belt buckle

American
1920s


Dimensions

Overall (Buckle): 5.6 x 7 x 0.6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in.) Overall (Loop): 3.8 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm (1 1/2 x 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1373

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s silver art belt buckle (in two parts) with geometric patterning and metal rhinestones (?). Reverse is marked STERLING above a diamond shape with a vertical line down the center and a circle around either the letter C or U.

Provenance

By 2010, purchased by Jacqueline Fowler, Stanford, CT; 2010, gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler