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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1969.2994.1-2 (RS8296)

Description

Pair of rectangular paste shoe buckles set in brass, two concentric rows of colorless paste stone; bar fastener. Both are run on black satin ribbon and leather.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1925
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
Dimensions
1 1/4 in (1); 1 1/4 in (2) x 1 1/2 in (1); 1 1/2 in (2) x 1/4 in (1); 1/4 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2994.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100676
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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