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Shoe buckle

Object Number: 
INV.5945.1
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Brass shoe buckle; arched rectangular frame.
Gallery Label: 
This buckle was found in 1908 by Reginald P. Bolton and others on Fort Washington Avenue and 178th Street in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group