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"Lower 48" Buckle and Leather Belt
Sale Price: $99.99
Original Price: $195.00
The hand-cast bronze buckle with resin-embedded U.S. map and the hand-cut, snap leather belt (individually vegetable-tanned in an oak bark tea) are one-of-a-kind, truly heirloom quality wearable works of art, which will patina beautifully over time. This "Lower 48" Buckle and Leather Belt is made in the U.S.A. Buckle, approx. 2.5"h. x 3"w.; Belt, sizes S (33"-38"), M (37"-42"), L (41"-46").
Evocative of a similarly shaped metal Civil War Era belt plate exhibited in our National Museum of American History’s The Price of Freedom: Americans at War.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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