Shoe buckle

Description
These leather and steel buckles were probably for female shoes. Shoes during the eighteenth century were designed to fasten across the instep using either ribbons or buckles. These fitted between two pieces of fabric known as latchets, which crossed over at the front.
Accession Loan No.
59/1963/33
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
shoe buckle
Simple Name
buckle
Full Name
shoe buckle
Period Classification
George II (1727-1760)
Production Date
c 1750
Production Year Low
1750
Production Year High
1760
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
leather; metal

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