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Cuff Button

1938.1400 (RS7710)

Description

Rectangular brass cuff button with enameled Asian figure holding an umbrella on blue background, brass post and circular guard on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
fasteners
STUD
Dimensions
7/8 in x 5/8 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1400
GUSN
100909
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).
Related Items
Title Brass button with eagle and shield Accession number 1938.1398 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Anna D. Sheffield:
Title Agate stud Accession number 1938.1399
Title Enamel stud Accession number 1938.1400
Title Bronze medal Accession number 1939.576

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