Button

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100841

Description

Small circular black glass and goldstone button, loop for attachment on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
BUTTON

Additional Identification Number

284

Related Items

Title Silver button Accession Number 1975.216
Title Button Accession Number 1975.218
Title Pair of buttons Accession Number 1975.217
Title Pair of buttons Accession Number 1975.219
Title Three glass buttons Accession Number 1975.220

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

3/8 in (D), 1/4 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1975.218

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).