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1998.4932A-C (RS21869)

Description

Three rectangular studs inlaid w/ gilded letters: 2 w/ "T"'s and 1 w/ "M"; glass w/ tortoise shell covering; gilded Greek key decoration around edges; brass? backing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
gilding
glass (material)
tortoise shell
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
fasteners
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Possibly brass (alloy)
Shell
STUD
studs (buttons)
tortoise shell
Dimensions
1 x 0.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4932A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24003

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