Military button

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-23907

Description

Pair of brass military buttons w/ eagle and stars; round shape w/ embossed decoration and brass loop on back; eagle appears to be standing on anchor in decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
armed forces
stars
Brass
Military
Eagle
Star
Anchor
BUTTON, MILITARY

Inscription

Impressed stamp on back: ""SCOVILL MFG. CO./ WATERBURY""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Scovill Mfg. Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Waterbury

Dimensions

0.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4863AB

Date

1820-1860 (Possibly)

Places

Connecticut (United States)