Overall: 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 5.4 x 4.8 cm )
Cut-steel buckle in the form of a butterfly; vertical rectangular chape on reverse with 3 tongues.
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.