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Shoe Buckle

1934.650 (RS7548)

Description

Square brass shoe buckle with canted corners, molded bows at top and bottom of frame, steel chape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Location of origin
England or America
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, SHOE
buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
Dimensions
3 1/2 in x 3 1/16 in x 1 5/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.650
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins
GUSN
102687
Reference Notes
For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).
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