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Pair of Shoe Buckles

1963.17ab (RS8110)

Description

Pair of rectangular brass shoe buckles with rounded corners, applied rosettes at top and bottom of frame, steel chape, piece of leather looped through the chapes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, SHOE
fasteners
Dimensions
3 3/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.17ab
GUSN
102689
Reference Notes
For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).
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