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Pair of shoe buckles

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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.


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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

French, 1920s


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

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Medium or Technique

Cut steel beads, silver toned metal, and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment