Clasp

Object Number: 
1920.16
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group