Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm )
Rectangular brass belt buckle with floral embossed border and stippled central section.
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
written: on calling card found with object: "date about 1820/Belt Buckle/belonging to her mother/Mrs. C.S. Francis/of New-York" printed: on calling card found with object: "Mr. & Mrs. John Rogers./New Canaan, Ct."
This belt buckle was donated by Mrs. John (Harriet Moore Francis) Rogers, Jr. (1841-1927), wife of the sculptor John Rogers. It belonged to her mother, Mrs. C. S. Francis, of New York.
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