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Pair of paste rectangular shoe buckles in original box, two rows of various shaped colorless pastes and paste flowers at top, bottom and corners set in silver, copper strip with engraved geometric pattern; steel hinged chape and tongue. Wooden box covered in black shagreen, cream and black silk lining.
"Perrin Road / Brookline / Mass / Miss Ewina [or Emma] L Loring / Gov Shirley's / Shoe buckles." (Ink)
1 15/16 in (A); 1 15/16 in (B) x 2 5/8 in (A); 2 5/8 in (B) x 1 in (A); 1 1/16 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
Title Oil painting of Governor William Shirley Accession Number 1941.343