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Shoe Buckle

1925.40 (RS6960)

Description

Brass rectangular shoe buckle, engraved vine design; brass hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, SHOE
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
Dimensions
1 13/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.40
GUSN
100607
Reference Notes
For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).
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