Pair of Cuff Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1871

GUSN

GUSN-100902

Description

Pair of melted glass cuff buttons, set in green brass settings, metal post and circular guard on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
BUTTON

Additional Identification Number

345

Related Items

Title Cuff buttons Accession Number 1924.774 ab
Title Brooch Accession Number 1924.775
Title Tortoiseshell bracelet Accession Number 1932.2744

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

3/4 in (A); 7/8 in (B) x 11/16 in (A); 11/16 in (B) x 1/2 in (A); 9/16 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.774ab

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).