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1998.5127 (RS21897)

Description

Black pointed oval buttons decorated w/ white flowers w/ red centers and green leaves outlined w/ gilt beading. Possibly made of molded vulcanized rubber then painted or enameled.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gilding
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
rubber (material)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
BUTTON
buttons (fasteners)
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly rubber (material)
Rubber
Dimensions
0.625 x 0.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5127
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24243

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