Buckles on straps (2)

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