Detail View: The AMICA Library: Part of a Shoe Buckle

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.95.15.102
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
European; Frankish
Creator Name-CRT: 
Frankish(?)
Title: 
Part of a Shoe Buckle
View: 
Principal view
Creation Date: 
Late 5th c.
Creation Start Date: 
466
Creation End Date: 
499
Materials and Techniques: 
Top, side and base plate: gold-wrought sheet; cells-garnets. Backplate: silver-wrought sheet (riveted to hinge strap). Rivets. Restoration.
Dimensions: 
L. 3 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
95.15.102
Credit Line: 
Purchase, 1895
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: Samuel T. Baxter, Florence
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30234.tif