HSF: Challenge 8 Heirlooms

SAM_3164What the item is: belt buckle-steal cut. Possibly Victorian but probably Edwardian.

The Challenge: soft entry for Heirlooms Challenge. The mantle it is on was made many moons ago. But when I was given the buckle I thought it was perfect for the mantle I made. This challenge seemed the perfect time to put it on.SAM_3165

Fabric: N/A

Pattern: N/A

Year: Mantle 1871. Buckle: Possibly Victorian but probably Edwardian.

Notions: Buckle, needle, thread

How historically accurate is it? 70% The mantle is 1870’s pattern made with synthetic fibers. The buckle is likely Edwardian. I have no proof that they used buckles on this style of mantle.

Hours to complete: .5

First worn: never

Total cost: Buckle was a gift. Mantle in closet for well over a year. =$0

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