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belt buckle and loop
  • Indonesia
  • belt buckle and loop, late 1800s–1974
  • Where object was made: Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia
  • brass, casting
  • Object Height/Width: .01) 7 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: .01) 2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in
    Object Height/Width: .02) 6.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: .02) 2 9/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Barbara Michener
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0200.01,2
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Description

This rectangular belt buckle (2007.0200.01) has a snake's head intertwined with a snake's tail on either side. The snake has incised decoration on the head and tail, but the bodies forming the buckle are left smooth. The rectangular belt loop (2007.0200.02) has concave long sides.