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Pair of Knee Buckles

1939.246ab (RS7734)

Description

Pair of matching marquise shaped silver knee buckles, scalloped edged and engraved gadrooned design; hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, KNEE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/4 in (A); 1 3/4 in (B) x 1 1/4 in (A); 1 1/8 in (B) (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.246ab
GUSN
100635
Related Items
Title Pair of knee buckles Accession number 1939.246 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Gertrude M. Graves:
Title Cameo pin Accession number 1939.247
Title Gold lorgnettes Accession number 1939.248
Accession number Similar pair in collection (1963.260 ab)

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