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Vest button

Description

Each button in this set of twelve is composed of a micromosaic view of an ancient Roman architectural site. Each micromosaic is set in black glass and mounted in gold with an applied rope border. Each button attaches with a hook on the reverse. The set of twelve buttons are in their original black leather case with white silk and red velvet lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
buttons (fasteners)
Stud
Dimensions
9/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.160.9
GUSN
284595

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