Pair of Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-100668

Description

Pair of vertically oriented rectangular gilt metal shoe buckles, stamped and chased scroll and floral design; steel three pronged fastener.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUCKLE, SHOE

Additional Identification Number

111

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 in (A); 2 1/2 in (B) x 1 3/8 in (A); 1 3/8 in (B) (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross

Accession Number

1938.853ab

Reference Notes

Similar buckle is pictured in Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 349, color plate 87.

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