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Pair of Cuff Buttons

1941.709ab (RS7875)

Description

Pair of circular mother of pearl cuff buttons, mother of pearl post and circular guards on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUTTON
fasteners
Dimensions
7/16 in (A); 7/16 in (B) (D), 5/8 in (A); 5/8 in (B) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.709ab
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson
GUSN
100864
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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Title Paste brooch Accession number 1941.706
Title Crescent brooch Accession number 1941.708
Title Mother of pearl cuff buttons Accession number 1941.709 ab
Title e - Coral jewelry set Accession number 1941.781 a
Title Coral brooch Accession number 1941.788
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.803
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.804
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.805
Title e - Four cuff links and one stud Accession number 1942.59 a

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