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Shoe buckle

Object Number: 
INV.6206.1
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 0.3 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Bronze shoe buckle; rectangular frame with scrolled design on the two short sides.
Gallery Label: 
This buckle was found in a box with material excavated or obtained by the Field Exploration Committee at Mount Independence, Vermont, at Louisbourg fortress on Cape Breton Island, Canada, and at Digby in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is unclear where the buckle was found. The buckle was probably a shoe buckle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group