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Buckle

Oval, in two parts with hooks at ends.

Inscription

Engraved"HDN" (Hannah Dawes Newcomb)

Provenance

Engraved HDN (Hannah Dawes Newcomb. Collection of Miss E. E. P. Holland by 1913; to MFA May 1, 1913, gift. "daughter of William Dawes who was sent from Boston (to warn the countryside) by the Committee of Saftey at the same time with Paul Revere- Dawes going by land over Boston Neck and meeting Revere in Lexington." (from 11.33-.36 object file)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E.E.P Holland in the name of Hannah, Daughter of William Dawes

18th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

13.572

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment