San Jancinto Museum of History

PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BUCKLE, BELT

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 1 15/16"H x 2 5/8"L
  • DATE MADE: 19th century

Description

Mexican military buckle. (Half only, no clasp). Brass (or gilded metal) with Mexican emblem (eagle with serpent in clutches atop cactus) in circular center design. Sunburst and liberty cap above eagle along with a streamer which reads "REPUBLICA MEXICANA".


  • CREDIT LINE: Hill, Mr. and Mrs. George A., Jr.


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