Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-100652

Description

Five rectangular steel shoe buckles with rounded corners, five with fluted borders, one is pewter with raised floral decoration; all have steel hinged chapes and tongues.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

95

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 5/8 in (A); 2 5/8 in (B); 2 5/8 in ( C) x 2 7/8 in (A); 2 7/8 in (B); 2 15/16 in (C ); x 1 1/4 in (A); 1 1/4 in (B); 1 3/8 in (C ); (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.597a-f