Buckle

Object Number: 
1920.17
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Cut steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 5.4 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
Cut-steel buckle in the form of a butterfly; vertical rectangular chape on reverse with 3 tongues.
Gallery Label: 
This buckle is part of a parure (jewelry suite) which was worn to the ball honoring La Fayette at Castle Garden, September 14, 1824.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group