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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1945.252ab (RS7981)

Description

Pair of matching silver rectangular shoe buckles with rounded corners, stamped x design with scalloped edge; brass hinged chape and tongues.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Inscriptions
"F [or E] W" (Engraved)
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/4 in (A); 1 3/4 in (B) x 2 1/8 in (A); 2 1/8 in (B) (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.252ab
GUSN
100611
Reference Notes
Similar pair in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 148, plate 95.
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