Historical information

c1900 Decorative silver, pewter or brass buckles were attached by ribbons or straps to plain shoes for evening and special occasions . These buckles were worn by the a lady in the family of Ailsa Hunt in Moorabbin Shire


These decorative shoe buckles were a common accessory for early settler women in Moorabbin Shire c1900

Physical description

2 x oval metal buckles filigree wheat sheathes

Inscriptions & markings

On crossbar back : MADE IN FRANCE