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Knee Buckle

1925.368a (RS6955)

Description

Silver rectangular knee buckle with rounded corners, engraved x design; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, KNEE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.368a
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Lucy Haskell Sturtevant
GUSN
100641
Reference Notes
Similar pair in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 148, plate 95.
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