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Pair of Knee Buckles

1963.260ab (RS8113)

Description

Pair of matching silver marquise shaped knee buckles with scalloped edges and bright cut engraved design; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, KNEE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 7/8 in (A): 1 7/8 in (B) x 1 1/8 in (A): 1 1/8 in (B) (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.260ab
GUSN
100640
Exhibition Notes
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Related Items
Title Knee buckles Accession number 1963.260 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Austin Smith:
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Title Photograph in case Accession number 1964.136
Accession number Similar pair in collection (1939.246 ab)

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