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Assemblage of Shoe Buckles

1943.368.1-.12 (RS7935)

Description

Assemblage of ten cut steel shoe buckles: A&B: pair, bow shaped with three concentric rows of faceted cut steel beads; C&D: pair, oval with three concentric rows of faceted cut steel beads; E: oval with scalloped edge of small beads around marquise shaped rays; F: oval with scalloped edge of small beads framing tulip shaped beads; G: rectangular with rosette edge; H: rectangular with scrolled border; I: rectangular with three concentric rows, middle row features larger beads; J; vertically oriented rectangular with scrolls and larger applied triangle, hook fastener.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
Dimensions
1 3/8 in (A & B); 1 1/2 in ( C & D); 2 in (E) x 1 5/8 in (A&B); 1 7/8 in (C&D); 2 1/2 in (E); (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.368.1-.12
GUSN
100658
Reference Notes
For more information on cut steel jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 702-707; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 100-109.
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