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Flat Rectangular Buckle

Date:
end of the 5th–early 6th century
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy, gilt (tongue); 1/2 silver-gilt iron with garnets (plaque)
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 9/16 in. (3.5 x 3.1 x 1.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.62
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R. Migration Art, A.D. 300-800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. 28, pp. 28-29.

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