Historical information

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


This decorative shoe buckle was a common accessory for early settler women in Moorabbin Shire c1900

Physical description

An oval white metal shoe buckle with filigree and 2x central square spaces bridged by a bar

Inscriptions & markings

Bridging bar : Made in France