Belt plate

Title:
Belt plate
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Brass, lead
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Brass and lead belt plate; lead-backed, oval brass plate with two arrowhead and one other hooks on back, and stamped lettering on front.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac B. Sniffen
Object Number: 
1918.53
Marks: 
stamped: front: "US"
Gallery Label: 
This belt plate was probably worn on a bayonet or sword belt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group