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Shoe button fastener

Description

Silver painted metal shoe button fastener. Flat piece w/ rounded ends. Embossed scrolled foliate decoration across entire fastener. Center is flat (w/o scrolling) w/ embossed vendor's(?) name.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: ""WEST/ 9/ STREET/ P & S/ BOSTON""
Material
embossing
metal
Object type
Leather, Horn & Shellworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Embossed
embossing
Fastener, Button
fasteners
metal
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6333
Credit Line
Gift of Lorna Condon
GUSN
26317

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