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Knee buckle

1969.2406 (RS8286)

Description

Round paste knee buckle set in silver, square colorless paste border; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, KNEE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
13/16 in x 7/8 in x 3/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2406
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100677
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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