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Buckle (England), ca. 1790

This is a Buckle. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is silver, gold, iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Janet Mavec. It is credited Gift of Janet Mavec.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 8.2 x 5.7 x 2.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

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Buckle (England), ca. 1790; silver, gold, iron; Overall: 8.2 x 5.7 x 2.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/16 in.); Gift of Janet Mavec; 1984-66-2-a,b

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