Pair of Cuff Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-100864

Description

Pair of circular mother of pearl cuff buttons, mother of pearl post and circular guards on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUTTON

Additional Identification Number

307

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/16 in (A); 7/16 in (B) (D), 5/8 in (A); 5/8 in (B) (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson

Accession Number

1941.709ab

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).

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