Pair of Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-100684

Description

Pair of rectangular shoe buckles with rounded corners, two concentric rows of colorless pastes set in silver separated by a molded band; steel hinged chape and tongue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

127

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

2 in x 2 3/8 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3027.1-2

Reference Notes

For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).