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Shoe Buckle

1925.42 (RS6962)

Description

Rectangular pewter shoe buckle with rounded corners, pierced frame with diamond design, steel chape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Location of origin
America
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUCKLE, SHOE
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
3 3/16 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.42
GUSN
102686
Reference Notes
For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).
Related Items
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Title Steel shoe buckle Accession number 1925.42

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