Buckles on straps (2)

Object Number: 
INV.12691.53ab
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Gold, velvet
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 1/4 x 9 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 24.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
incised: reverse of one buckle, near chape: "1 X O / L H"
Description: 
Pair of oval bloomed gold buckles with vertical chape at the center and 2 tongues, on black velvet straps with forked-tongue ends.
Gallery Label: 
These buckles were in a jewelry box which belonged to Adelaide L. Livingston (1852-1909).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group