Clasp

Clasp
Title
Clasp
Date 
ca. 1820
Medium 
Cut steel
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 0.6 x 2.9 x 5.4 cm )
Description 
Vertical oval cut-steel clasp with rosette at the center surrounded with paterae; perforation along the sides.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1920.16
Gallery Label 
This clasp is part of a parure (jewelry suite) which was worn to the ball in honor of La Fayette at Castle Garden, September 14, 1824.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group