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Buckle

about 1700–20


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 7.6 x 3.4 cm, 0.1 kg (2 7/8 x 3 x 1 5/16 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

1972.895

Medium or Technique

Silver; copper or brass, steel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Oblong curved buckle with incised feather-edge decoration and stylized floral motifs. Steel bar with moveable chape and tongue is attached to center back side of buckle.

Provenance

Collection of W. Ogilvie Comstock by 1972; to MFA September 13, 1972, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of W. Ogilvie Comstock