Knee Buckle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1780

GUSN

GUSN-100637

Description

Horseshoe shaped knee buckle, square pastes set in silver; hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, KNEE

Inscription

"M M" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

80

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 1/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.55

Reference Notes

For an illustration of a similar shoe buckle see Murdoch, Tessa, "Treasures & Trinkets: Jewellery in London from pre-Roman times to the 1930s," Museum of London, p. 113.

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