Pair of Shoe Buckles

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-102689

Description

Pair of rectangular brass shoe buckles with rounded corners, applied rosettes at top and bottom of frame, steel chape, piece of leather looped through the chapes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
brass (alloy)
BUCKLE, SHOE

Additional Identification Number

2141

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1963.17ab

Reference Notes

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

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