Cuff Button

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-100909

Description

Rectangular brass cuff button with enameled Asian figure holding an umbrella on blue background, brass post and circular guard on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
brass (alloy)
STUD

Additional Identification Number

352

Related Items

Title Brass button with eagle and shield Accession Number 1938.1398
Title Agate stud Accession Number 1938.1399
Title Enamel stud Accession Number 1938.1400
Title Bronze medal Accession Number 1939.576

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

7/8 in x 5/8 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1938.1400

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).