Nice Dug Pre or Early Civil War 2-Piece Sash Buckle Wreath

Dug Pre or Early Civil War 2-piece buckle wreath. This is a sash, or light stamped brass, buckle wreath. The tongue was most likely a spread wing eagle one. It is in nice dug condition with a fine patina. These sash buckles were worn on light dress or drill belts and were worn by some soldiers when the war started. They did not hold up well and were quickly lost or discarded. $125