Shoe Buckle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1730-1759

GUSN

GUSN-100679

Description

Silver rectangular shoe buckle, engraved lines along border; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Inscription

"This silver buckle / belonged in the sword / of Sir Wm Pepperrell / was given Clyde by / Mrs. Susan Jarvis Adams / in A. D. 1885" (Paper envelope)

Additional Identification Number

122

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Title Accession Number

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1947.791

Reference Notes

Books on the life of Sir William Pepperell: Parson, Usher, "Life of Sir William Pepperrell," (Boston, 1855) Parkman, Francis, "A Half-Century of Conflict," (Boston, 1892) Fairchild, Byron, "Messrs. William Pepperrell: Merchants at Picataqua, (Cornell UP, 1954) Rolde, Neil, "Sir William Pepperrell," (Tilbury House Pub, 1982)