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American Decorative Arts

Pair of knee buckles

1780–1800

Iron, silver, clear and blue glass

1 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (4.45 × 3.18 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Alexander C. Brown
1949.228a-b
Geography: 
Probably made in England
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Owned by Governor Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. of Conn.; Mrs. Alexander Cushing Brown; gift 1949 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), 7, checklist, no. 12.

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.