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Makers Mark
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Maker, attributed to: McFee and Reeder, w. c. 1793 - 1796

Shoe Buckle

1793–96

Silver

1 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 3/4 in. (4.76 × 6.99 × 1.91 cm, 35 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.16
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this buckle from Harry Burke, 18th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.