Pair of Knee Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-100663

Description

Pair of silver rectangular knee buckles with rounded corners, stamped x design; one steel hinged chape and tongue, one brass (replacement).

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, KNEE

Inscription

"S * S" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

106

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1931.982.1-2

Reference Notes

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