Object Name: Buckle
Dimensions: Overall: 1 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 2.5 x 3.8 x 1 cm )
Place made: Europe
Probably: The Netherlands
Description: Yellow and rose gold filigree buckle with tooth and clasp hinged at the center; scrollwork within scrollwork throughout.
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Object Number: Z.1704
A tag found with this woman's buckle identifies it as Dutch, and having come from the Van Zandt family.
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 230-1
"Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margarita van Varick," Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, September 18, 2009-January 24, 2010.