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Pair of Buttons

1975.217.1-2 (RS8475)

Description

Pair of small oval red glass buttons with goldstone letter S set in brass, loop for attachment on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUTTON
glass (material)
Dimensions
7/16 in (1); 7/16 in (2) x 5/16 in (1); 5/16 in (2) x 5/16 in (1); 5/16 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1975.217.1-2
GUSN
100881
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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