Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1775-1790

GUSN

GUSN-102682

Description

Pair of elliptical shoe buckles set with rectangular colorless pastes in steel frames, gold colored metal patterned border on inner edge, steel chape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUCKLE, SHOE

Additional Identification Number

2134

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably England

Dimensions

1 13/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1918.1037ab

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. For more information on shoe buckles see White, Carolyn L. "American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820," (2005).

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