Knee Buckle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1775-1790

GUSN

GUSN-101845

Description

Diamond shaped shoe buckle with pastes set in silver and gold colored metal bezel, steel hinged chape and tongue on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
silver (metal)
BUCKLE, KNEE

Additional Identification Number

1296

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably England

Dimensions

2 in x 1 3/8 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1918.1038

Reference Notes

For more information on pastes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 115-120; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 54-55.

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