Pair of Knee Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-100640

Description

Pair of matching silver marquise shaped knee buckles with scalloped edges and bright cut engraved design; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, KNEE

Additional Identification Number

83

Related Items

Title Knee buckles Accession Number 1963.260 ab
Title Chatelaine hooks Accession Number 1963.263 ab
Title Photograph in case Accession Number 1964.136
Title Accession Number Similar pair in collection (1939.246 ab)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

1 7/8 in (A): 1 7/8 in (B) x 1 1/8 in (A): 1 1/8 in (B) (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.260ab

Exhibition Notes

"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.