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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1969.3027.1-2 (RS8331)

Description

Pair of rectangular shoe buckles with rounded corners, two concentric rows of colorless pastes set in silver separated by a molded band; 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, SHOE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
2 in x 2 3/8 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3027.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100684
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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