Pair of Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100678

Description

Pair of rectangular cut steel shoe buckles, faceted cut steel beads mounted on brass plate; brass bar fastener.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUCKLE, SHOE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

121

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15/16 in (1); 15/16 in (2) x 1 3/16 in (1); 1 3/16 in (2) x 1/4 in (1); 1/4 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3024.1-2

Reference Notes

For more information on cut steel jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.2 (1991): 702-707; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry, Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 100-109. For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).