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1998.5088AB (RS21894)

Description

Pair of micro-mosaic studs; etched and painted picture of birds on waterbath on each stud; round and black (jet?) w/ brass backings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
jet (coal)
painting (coating)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Brass
brass (alloy)
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
fasteners
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Jet
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly jet (coal)
STUD
studs (buttons)
Dimensions
0.375 (H), 0.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5088AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24204

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