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Shoe Buckle

1925.41 (RS6961)

Description

Brass rectangular shoe buckle, bright cut engraving along border; 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 3/4 in x 2 13/16 in x 1 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.41
GUSN
100608
Reference Notes
For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).
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