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Buckle

Buckle
Title
Buckle
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.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1920.17
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group