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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1938.853ab (RS7723)

Description

Pair of vertically oriented rectangular gilt metal shoe buckles, stamped and chased scroll and floral design; steel three pronged fastener.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
Dimensions
2 1/2 in (A); 2 1/2 in (B) x 1 3/8 in (A); 1 3/8 in (B) (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.853ab
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross
GUSN
100668
Reference Notes
Similar buckle is pictured in Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 349, color plate 87.
Related Items
Title Pair of shoe buckles Accession number 1938.853 ab Notes Jewelry and Related items in Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross:
Title Belt buckle Accession number 1938.854
Title Belt buckle Accession number 1938.855
Title Shoe or belt buckle Accession number 1938.856
Title Vulcanite back comb Accession number 1938.940
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession number 1938.941
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession number 1938.942

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