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Pair of Cuff Buttons

1933.281ab (RS7436)

Description

Pair of circular cabochon cut red agate cuff buttons, metal post and circular guards on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUTTON
fasteners
Dimensions
1/2 in (A); 1/2 in (B) (D), 7/8 in (A); 7/8 in (B) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.281ab
GUSN
100876
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). For more information on Victorian stone jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 513-528; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 57-95; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 246-253.
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