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Pair of Cuff Buttons

1981.16.1-2 (RS8486)

Description

Pair of gold rectangular cuff buttons, center stamped with a raised 76, burnished background and beaded border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1876
Inscriptions
"76" (Stamped)
Location of origin
American
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUTTON
fasteners
Dimensions
5/8 in (1); 5/8 in (2) x 3/4 in (1); 3/4 in (2) x 3/8 in (1); 3/8 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.16.1-2
GUSN
100814
Reference Notes
For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991).

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