Pair of elliptical shoe buckles set with rectangular colorless pastes in steel frames, gold colored metal patterned border on inner edge, steel chape.
- Location of origin
- Probably England
- Object type
- Clothing -- Accessory
- Descriptive terms
- 1 13/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Reference Notes
- 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. For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).
- Related Items
Title Shoe Buckles Accession number 1918.1037 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. R.M. Appleton:
Title Knee buckle Accession number 1918.1038 ab