Pair of Cuff Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-100806

Description

Pair of gold rectangular cuff buttons engraved with leaf and scroll design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUTTON

Inscription

"Pat. Aug. 24 1880" (Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

249

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Dimensions

5/8 in (A); 5/8 in (B) x 7/16 in (A); 7/16 in (B) x 3/8 in (A); 3/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1930.1669ab

Reference Notes

For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "American Jewelry, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991). Genealogy found on familysearch.org

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