Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

French Army waist belt plate “Salado Lion head buckle”

Title

French Army waist belt plate “Salado Lion head buckle”

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-SaladoLion

Files

Download BD0021-SaladoLion1.JPG (29 KB)

Download BD0021-SaladoLion2.JPG (40 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

A round disc plate featuring a raised lion’s head with two raised concentric lines as borders. The reverse side is flat except for an ovoid at the center of the disc. The belt loop is to the right with the applied s-link connector on the left.

Waist Belt Plate “Salado Lion’s Head Buckle” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s Plate # 43m disc.dia. 45m ht.x 67mm w. 33.8g 1-11/16in.disc dia. 1-3/4in. ht.x 2-10/16in. w. 1.2oz. Dug at the ruins of the Rancho de Salado, San Luis Potosi, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas Cast and filed brass, whole.

File 1: Back of the buckle. Erosion can be seen on the buckle.

File 2: Front of the buckle. The Lion's face slightly eroded.

Physical Description

.JPG, 2 Files, 70 KB

French Army waist belt plate “Salado Lion head buckle”

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