Shoe Buckle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-102686

Description

Rectangular pewter shoe buckle with rounded corners, pierced frame with diamond design, steel chape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Additional Identification Number

2138

Related Items

Title Brass shoe buckle Accession Number 1925.40
Title Brass shoe buckle Accession Number 1925.41
Title Steel shoe buckle Accession Number 1925.42

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

America

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1925.42

Reference Notes

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