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Pair of Cuff Buttons

1924.774ab (RS6925)

Description

Pair of melted glass cuff buttons, set in green brass settings, metal post and circular guard on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1871
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUTTON
fasteners
glass (material)
Dimensions
3/4 in (A); 7/8 in (B) x 11/16 in (A); 11/16 in (B) x 1/2 in (A); 9/16 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.774ab
GUSN
100902
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 Cuff buttons Accession number 1924.774 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Edwin A. Daniels:
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