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Description

Six pewter buttons in three sizes of a round shape with stylized floral designs. 7/8" flat button with floral pricked design; 3/4" flat button with sun design and geometric center; 2 1/2" convex button with floral design; 2 1/2" concave button with floral design (see cataloguing worksheet).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Buttons
buttons (fasteners)
Cast
casting (process)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Dimensions
7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.554
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10662

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