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Shoe Buckles

1977.597a-f (RS8485)

Description

Five rectangular steel shoe buckles with rounded corners, five with fluted borders, one is pewter with raised floral decoration; all have steel hinged chapes and tongues.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 5/8 in (A); 2 5/8 in (B); 2 5/8 in ( C) x 2 7/8 in (A); 2 7/8 in (B); 2 15/16 in (C ); x 1 1/4 in (A); 1 1/4 in (B); 1 3/8 in (C ); (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.597a-f
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
100652

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