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Pair of round shoe buckles set with horseshoe shaped colorless pastes in steel mounted in a steel frame, gold colored metal swags applied to the inner border, steel chape.
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession Number 1945.28
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession Number 1945.29
Title Shoe buckles Accession Number 1945.51 ab
Clothing -- Accessory
2 11/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 1 3/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
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. For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).