Pair of Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-102685

Description

Pair of pewter rectangular shoe buckles with rounded corners, frame is pierced and impressed with marquise shaped decoration, steel chape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Buckle, Shoe

Additional Identification Number

2137

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1936.866ab

Reference Notes

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

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