Pair of Knee Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-100673

Description

Pair of oval paste knee buckles set in silver, single row of baguette pastes, inner gold bright cut engraved bevel; one has steel hinged chape and tongue, one has stick pin fastener.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, KNEE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

116

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 in (1); 1 3/4 in (2) x 1 1/8 in (1); 1 1/8 in (2) x 3/16 in (1); 3/16 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3023.1-2

Reference Notes

Genealogy found on Ancestry.com and Familysearch.org. For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).