Pair of Cuff Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100891

Description

Pair of circular ivory cuff buttons, each feature a carved horse head, ivory post and circular guard on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUTTON

Additional Identification Number

334

Related Items

Title Brooch Accession Number 1932.844
Title Brooch Accession Number 1932.845
Title Stickpin Accession Number 1932.846
Title Stickpin Accession Number 1932.847
Title Brooch Accession Number 1932.848
Title Brooch Accession Number 1932.849
Title Brooch Accession Number 1932.850
Title Cuff Buttons Accession Number 1932.852 ab
Title Cuff Buttons Accession Number 1932.853 ab
Title Brooch Accession Number 1932.854

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

1/2 in (A); 1/2 in (B) (D), 1 1/8 in (A); 1 1/8 in (B) (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.853ab

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).