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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1969.3024.1-2 (RS8328)

Description

Pair of rectangular cut steel shoe buckles, faceted cut steel beads mounted on brass plate; brass bar fastener.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
Dimensions
15/16 in (1); 15/16 in (2) x 1 3/16 in (1); 1 3/16 in (2) x 1/4 in (1); 1/4 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3024.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100678
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. For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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