Pair of Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100920

Description

Pair of oval cut steel buckles, faceted cut steel beads in concentric circles, steel bar on reverse for attachment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUCKLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

363

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

3/4 in (A); 3/4 in (B) x 15/16 in (A); 15/16 in (B) x 1/8 in (A); 1/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3026.1-2

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).