Pair of Cuff Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100936

Description

Pair of circular gold cuff buttons with black enamel letter L in gothic script, textured background and black enamel dotted border, two posts with diamond shaped guards on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
BUTTON

Inscription

"L" (Enameled)

Additional Identification Number

379

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/16 in (A); 3/16 in (B) (D), 11/16 in (A); 11/16 in (B) (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.62ab

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).