Pair of Cuff Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1876

GUSN

GUSN-100814

Description

Pair of gold rectangular cuff buttons, center stamped with a raised 76, burnished background and beaded border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUTTON

Inscription

"76" (Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

257

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Dimensions

5/8 in (1); 5/8 in (2) x 3/4 in (1); 3/4 in (2) x 3/8 in (1); 3/8 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1981.16.1-2

Reference Notes

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