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Pair of Cuff Buttons

2007.15.62ab (RS9401)

Description

Pair of circular gold cuff buttons with black enamel letter L in gothic script, textured background and black enamel dotted border, two posts with diamond shaped guards on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Inscriptions
"L" (Enameled)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUTTON
fasteners
Dimensions
3/16 in (A); 3/16 in (B) (D), 11/16 in (A); 11/16 in (B) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.62ab
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
100936
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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