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Pair of Buckles

1969.3026.1-2 (RS8330)

Description

Pair of oval cut steel buckles, faceted cut steel beads in concentric circles, steel bar on reverse for attachment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE
fasteners
Dimensions
3/4 in (A); 3/4 in (B) x 15/16 in (A); 15/16 in (B) x 1/8 in (A); 1/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3026.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100920
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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