Shoe buckles, 1755-1767
Collection of The New-York...
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Collection of The New-York Historical Society (1942.234a-c)

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Silver, paste, silk, wood, leather, and metal; Buckles: L. 2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm), W. 2 in. (5.0 cm); case: L. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm), W. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
New York Historical Society (New York, N.Y.), 1942.234a-c
This pair of French shoe buckles with paste (artificial diamond) stones was a gift from Franklin to his daughter, Sally.
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