Square with cut corners, bent into semi-circle. Medallions with portrait heads (Washington?) in center of top & bottom. Copper backed, steel tongues. (from card)
Worn inscripton on the reverse of one buckle, illegible.
"REVERE" in rectangle on back (from card)
Collection of Mrs. Pauline Revere Thayer by 1935; to MFA December 5, 1935, bequest. Early history unknown; given to the Museum in 1935 by the collector Pauline Revere Thayer;
Pauline Revere Thayer Collection
- Attributed to Paul Revere, Jr., American, 1734–1818