Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-10662

Description

Six pewter buttons in three sizes of a round shape with stylized floral designs. 7/8" flat button with floral pricked design; 3/4" flat button with sun design and geometric center; 2 1/2" convex button with floral design; 2 1/2" concave button with floral design (see cataloguing worksheet).

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
accessories
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Pewter
Cast
Buttons

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.554