Pair of Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-100611

Description

Pair of matching silver rectangular shoe buckles with rounded corners, stamped x design with scalloped edge; brass hinged chape and tongues.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Inscription

"F [or E] W" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

54

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

1 3/4 in (A); 1 3/4 in (B) x 2 1/8 in (A); 2 1/8 in (B) (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1945.252ab

Reference Notes

Similar pair in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 148, plate 95.