Belt buckle

Belt buckle
Title
Belt buckle
Date 
1860-1870
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 3 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 8.9 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Circular brass buckle with eagle perched atop anchor on front; slides through slot into wreath-bordered piece.
Credit Line 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Object Number 
1951.493ab
Gallery Label 
This buckle was worn on an officer's sword belt, probably during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group