Buckle

about 1830–40


Object Place: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3cm (3 1/4in.)

Accession Number

RES.58.7

Medium or Technique

Mother-of-pearl

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

The buckle is composed of a single piece of mother-of-pearl carved with various patterns, including a border of five pointed stars.

Provenance

Belonged to Mrs. Joseph Moore of Ware, Massachusetts, and depicted in the portrait of her family in the Museum collection (58.25) by Erastus Salisbury Field; by descent to her great-granddaughter Helen E. Farrar of Sherborn, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik