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Pair of Knee Buckles

1969.3023.1-2 (RS8327)

Description

Pair of oval paste knee buckles set in silver, single row of baguette pastes, inner gold bright cut engraved bevel; one has steel hinged chape and tongue, one has stick pin fastener.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, KNEE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/4 in (1); 1 3/4 in (2) x 1 1/8 in (1); 1 1/8 in (2) x 3/16 in (1); 3/16 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3023.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100673
Reference Notes
Genealogy found on Ancestry.com and Familysearch.org. For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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