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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.

Marks

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

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment