Button Mold

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-2237

Description

Three-part flat bottomed mold of cast brass with cut-outs for four buttons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

molds (shaping tools)
buttons (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
riveting
Brass
Riveted
MOLD, BUTTON

Inscription

Stamped on flat surface: ""I M"". NFL tag says: ""Joseph Miller / Wd stk Ct. / Mold maker c.1765.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Miller, Joseph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Woodstock, CT, USA

Dimensions

0.75 x 1 x 5.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.247

Places

Connecticut (United States)