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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1942.1549.1-2 (RS7180)

Description

Pair of matching pewter rectangular shoe buckles with rounded corners, molded stylized border; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Location of origin
United States
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 3/8 in (1); 2 3/8 in (2) x 3 1/8 in (1); 3 1/8 in (2) x 1 1/4 in (1); 1 1/4 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1549.1-2
GUSN
100653

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