San Jancinto Museum of History

PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BUCKLE

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 2 3/8"H x 2 3/4"L (a,c); 6 1/2" (fastened)
  • DATE MADE: 19th century

Description

Military buckle. Brass. Two identical circular plates (a,b) with lion's head designs. Belt loop attached to each end. Pieces connected by S-shaped link (c) in design of a two-headed snake, which is intended to stay permanently attached to one end of the buckles (a). (16218c6.c is not labelled)


Provenance

From the uniform of Gen. Thomas Jefferson Chambers.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Chambers, Thomas Jefferson
  • CREDIT LINE: Evans, Katharine S.


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