Breast Belt Emblem. “Mesillas Lion’s head”

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Breast Belt Emblem. “Mesillas Lion’s head”

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Title: Breast Belt Emblem. “Mesillas Lion’s head”
Author: Hinojosa, Manuel
Abstract: Lion’s head has a pinched nose with a hole for a chain that would connect to a cavalry shield set below on the breast belt. Reverse side has two fasteners for leather belt. Another example was reported found at a Palo Alto, Texas
Description: Breast Belt Emblem. “Mesillas Lion’s head” Ca. 1820-1840 Plate # 32mm ht. x 30mm w. 15.8g wt. . 1-1/4in.ht. x 1-3/16in.w. .56oz.wt. Dug at the ruins of Paso de Mesillas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas Cast brass, filed whole. Lion’s head has a pinched nose with a hole for a chain that would connect to a cavalry shield set below on the breast belt. Reverse side has two fasteners for leather belt. Another example was reported found at a Palo Alto, Texas
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152.6/158
Date: 2010-12-21

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