Assemblage of Buttons and Studs in Leather Box
Brown leather box with brass clasp, contains four circular mother of pearl shirt studs with metal bar fastener, four circular white plastic buttons with textured surfaces and metal loop on reverse for attachment, one round metal button stud with post and circular guard on reverse, and various metal removable fasteners for studs.
- Associated Building
- Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
- Object type
- Clothing -- Accessory
- Descriptive terms
BUTTONS AND STUDS
- 1 1/4 in x 4 in x 2 11/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
- 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 the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).