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Knee Buckle

2007.15.55 (RS9391)

Description

Horseshoe shaped knee buckle, square pastes set in silver; hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1780
Inscriptions
"M M" (Engraved)
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, KNEE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 1/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.55
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
100637
Reference Notes
For an illustration of a similar shoe buckle see Murdoch, Tessa, "Treasures & Trinkets: Jewellery in London from pre-Roman times to the 1930s," Museum of London, p. 113.
Related Items
Notes A similar shoe buckle is in the collection of the Museum of London (MoL 86.398/142.

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