Pair of Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-100647

Description

Pair of matching oval shoe buckles, two concentric rows of round colorless pastes set in silver; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

90

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

1 9/16 in (1); 1 1/2 in (2) x 1 13/16 in (1); 1 13/16 in (2) (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2995.1-2

Reference Notes

For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).