Pair of shoe buckles

French
1920s


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 4.8 x 6.5 cm (1 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.67.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cut steel beads, silver toned metal, and silk

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Rectangular shaped, beaded shoe buckles. Silver toned metal with cut steel beads in contrasting gray tones. Two different shapes of beads, one is faceted, the other spherical.

Markings

Impressed with "Metro-Made in France"

Provenance

Around 1936, purchased by Beatrice Schlager; December 14, 1990, gift of Beatrice Schlager to Judith Schlager; 2011, gift of Judith Schlager to the MFA. (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of S. Lawrence and Judith P. Schlager