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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1969.3022.1-2 (RS8326)

Description

Pair of matching oval shoe buckles, single row of colorless pastes set in brass; hinged double prong; run on pieces of black silk velvet ribbon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1925
Location of origin
?
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
Dimensions
1 1/8 in (1); 1 1/8 in (2) x 1 3/8 in (1); 1 3/8 in (2) (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3022.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100648
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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