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Buckles

Buckles
Title
Buckles
Date 
1770-1775
Medium 
Gold, silver, topaz or paste
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 4.1 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Two matching rectangular gold knee buckles with single row of topaz or paste gems set on silver frames.
Credit Line 
Gift of Helen Burr Smith and Henrietta Roger Smith
Object Number 
1955.170ab
Gallery Label 
A note with these buckles says that they belonged to Charles Cornwallis, British General in the Revolutionary War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group