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1998.4862 (RS22807)

Description

Military button--brass with shield symbol and ribbon which says "MASSACHUSETTS" encircled by stars.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
armed forces
Brass
brass (alloy)
BUTTON
buttons (fasteners)
Embossed
embossing
Military
Shield
shields (motifs)
Dimensions
0.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4862
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23906

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