Description Although once considered to be part of a warrior's apparel, this type of heavy belt clasp is now understood to be part of a woman's apparel. This example was made from a large sheet of bronze, with a hook at one end and a sheath to attach a leather belt at the other.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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