Set of Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-100913

Description

Set of five circular brass and enamel buttons, each feature a stylized blue enamel flower, loop on reverse for attachment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
BUTTON

Inscription

Each has is stamped with a Chinese character hallmark. (Hallmark)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

356

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

5/8 in (1-5) (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2410.1-5

Reference Notes

For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).