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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Point of Pines Plantation, American  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/4 × 3 5/16 × 1 1/4 in. (5.7 × 8.4 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
buckles (strap accessories)
Place collected:
Edisto Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1860
Description:
A metal Union belt buckle. The metal buckle is oval shaped with the raised lettering on the front that reads [US]. There are three hooks on the back. Any backmarks that may have existed were worn away by the elements.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Communities  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Burnet Rhett Maybank, III
Object number:
2015.92.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53c9d9070-c393-499f-9070-9476d1fd73d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.92.4