Shoe Buckle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-102687

Description

Square brass shoe buckle with canted corners, molded bows at top and bottom of frame, steel chape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckles (strap accessories)
fasteners
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Additional Identification Number

2139

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England or America

Dimensions

3 1/2 in x 3 1/16 in x 1 5/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins

Accession Number

1934.650

Reference Notes

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

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