American Decorative Arts
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Pair of knee buckles

1790–1800

Silver, iron, glass

7/8 × 3/4 in. (2.22 × 1.91 cm)
Gift of Francis Bacon Trowbridge, B.A. 1887, LL.B. 1890
1943.41a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Probably made in Connecticut
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

General Epaphroditus Champion, East Haddam, Conn. (1756-1834); descent through the Champion family to his great-great-grandson, Francis B. Trowbridge; gift 1943 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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