Pair of Shoe Buckles in Original Case
Pair of paste rectangular shoe buckles, single row of rectangular colorless pastes set in silver around gold colored metal tooled bezel; steel hinged chape and tongue. Buckles in original wooden case with shagreen cover and padded blue silk liner.
- Location of origin
- Probably English
- Object type
- Clothing -- Accessory
- Descriptive terms
- 1 15/16 in (A); 2 in (B) x 3 in (A); 3 in (B) x 1 1/16 in (A); 1 1/16 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Reference Notes
- Similar paste buckle in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 116, Color Plate 60. For more information on pastes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 115-120; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 54-55.