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Woman's belt buckle

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Woman's silver art belt buckle (in two parts) with geometric patterning and metal rhinestones (?). Reverse is marked STERLING above a diamond shape with a vertical line down the center and a circle around either the letter C or U.

Provenance

By 2010, purchased by Jacqueline Fowler, Stanford, CT; 2010, gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler

American, 1920s

Dimensions

Overall (Buckle): 5.6 x 7 x 0.6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in.) Overall (Loop): 3.8 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm (1 1/2 x 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1373

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes