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Pair of Shoe Buckles in Original Case

1966.449a-c (RS8237)

Description

Pair of paste oval shoe buckles in original case, rectangular colorless pastes with paste flower design at top and bottom all set in silver, surrounds thin engraved gold strip; steel hinged chape and tongue. Wooden box covered in black shagreen, cream silk lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Inscriptions
"Cost/4.4.0 Atg" (Ink)
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
2 in (A); 2 in (B) x 3 in (A); 3 in (B) x 1 1/2 in (A); 1 1/2 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.449a-c
GUSN
100692

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